Prime Minister John Key's tentative proposal to change the
national flag has wide support within Parliament, although he
admits that debate about an alternative design could distract
people from more important issues during election year.
A week after two Dunedin children were shot dead, a Waipori
resident is concerned Dunedin police did not respond to a 111
call following dozens of .22-calibre rifle shots in a
residential area, early yesterday morning.
Two German visitors whose $1400 car was crushed by a tree
which had been growing on a Queenstown Lakes District Council
park say they have been given $70 for parts, free towing, and
a free bungy jump each.