Act Leader John Banks' decision to leave Parliament at the
next election under the cloud of electoral fraud charges is
not the end of the party, which will mount a strong defence
of Mr Banks' Epsom seat with a new candidate and leader next
year president John Boscawen says.
The New Zealand women's hockey team will face Olympic
champions the Netherlands in the quarter-finals of the World
League Final in Tucuman, Argentina, after going down 5-1 to
Australia in their final pool game this morning.