SUPERBUG: Wellington rest homes, GPs and labs are on alert after a superbug outbreak at Wellington Hospital that has been linked to the death of one person and has infected 14 others.
SMASH?: A man who was about to have his car impounded by police took a wheel brace and smashed his own windscreen, windows, headlights and panels.
CAR PHONES: Transport Minister Maurice Williamson does not think cell phones in cars should be banned, despite a fatal cellphone crash on Saturday.
CANCER: A couple are under police investigation for allegedly failing to get help for their 13 year old son with cancer. They believed god would help.
CARDNO: The stepfather of murdered teenager Karla Cardno has pleaded not guilty to charges of threatening to kill and has elected trial by jury.
ANTHEM: The Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition want the national anthem sung in both English and Maori after it was sung only in Maori at the weekend’s All Black game.
RURAL: Labour launched it’s rural policy yesterday announcing incentives for rural GPs and teachers.