Former police officer on trial charged with using his position to get free sex from a prostitute; investors in Hanover Finance will not now get all their money back; massive ice shelves protect Antarctica from rapid decline in sea ice.
The paper leads with the story that investors in Hanover Finance will not now get all their money back as forecast by the company in its moratorium plan late last year. Instead they are likely to receive just 70 cents in the dollar over five years.
Hone Harawira's apology has done little to relieve pressure on Maori Party leadership to take a strong line when it meets him on Thursday, says the New Zealand Herald.
A student at Kristin School on the North Shore has been charged with arson after fire damaged two classrooms.
MPs appear to be wavering on their taxpayer-funded travel perks after decades of closing ranks to defend their right to heavily subsidised overseas travel.
Scientists say massive ice shelves are protecting Antarctica from experiencing the same rapid decline in sea ice as at the Arctic, the Dominion Post reports.
Hone Harawira stopped off in Hawaii on his way home from his taxpayer-funded trip to Brussels. He told colleaugues he attended "a musicology assessment with a review of local foreshore and seabed issues" which turned out to be a concert on the beach featuring American Idol contestants.
The paper leads with coverage of the trial of a former police officer charged with using his position to get free sex from a prostitute.
Hone Harawira has been told to pay back some of the taxpayer money he spent on his trip to Brussels and Paris.
The Press carries a photo of Monkey King winning the New Zealand Trotting Cup at Addington on Tuesday.
Otago Daily Times
Otago University vice-chancellor Sir David Skeggs says the Government should consider adding a little interest to student loans to help fund the universities.
The ODT has a photo of sound artist Alastair Galbraith with his fire organ, which uses the laws of thermacoustics to create sound.