CLARK RETRACTION: Labour Leader Helen Clark’s formal retraction and apology for defamatory comments she made about Auckland doctor Joseph John Brownlee will be read in the Wellington High Court today.
REFUGEE FRAUD BUST: Benefit crime investigators believe they have busted a fraud ring preying on immigrants – many who do not speak English.
CLIMBER: A lost climber was remembered at the funeral of his mother – one day before his body was found on Mt Cook.
RESCUE: A Hastings couple were rescued after a man kicked in a window of their sinking car with his bare foot to haul them to safety.
GAMBLING: Reform of gambling regulations are being urged after Kiwis lost $1.2 billion gambling last year.
FAT CATS: A pet food maker is searching for New Zealand’s fattest cats.
INQUIRY: The government has categorically denied a US Senator’s claim that they called for an inquiry into the next US Ambassador for New Zealand.
PAY RISE: The Higher Salaries Commission
is expected to award MPs a pay rise tomorrow at the rate of