DROWNINGS: Two men drowned when they tried to rescue their daughters in heavy surf at Piha Beach yesterday. The two girls made their own way back to shore.
PARADE: Wellingtonians are being asked to pass a rugby ball from Athletic Park all the way to the new stadium.
WINZ MAN: The smiley man on the WINZ ads is planning on running for Parliament for Mauri Pacific in the Mana seat.
DEATH: There is more to the death of a 19 year old Auckland girl than meets the eye say her grieving parents who reject that alcohol poisoning was solely to blame.
De BEER: South African rugby player Jannie De Beer says his record five drop goals against his side’s victory against England was due to his new Christian faith.
ALL BLACKS: The odds on the All Blacks winning the World Cup have shortened to 4 – 7 after their unconvincing victory against Scotland in the weekend.
GREEN CAMPAIGN: The Green Party launched their election campaign at the weekend and announced it looked likely that they were going to be required in parliament.
POLITICAL WEEK – With Victoria Main: Nats Must Pay With Shipley’s Head on a Platter Mutters Peters.