ONE NEWS. 14/10/2007
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Two of Auckland's new Mayors - John Banks and Andrew Williams - are demanding proof from Transit that the Harbour Bridge remains safe for travel. John Banks (Auckland Mayor); Andrew Williams (North Shore City Mayor); Rick van Barneveld (Transit Chief Executive).
Kerry Prendergast has been confirmed as winning another term as Mayor of Wellington, and is vowing to turn the city Green. Kerry Prendergast (Wellington City Mayor).
Peter Chin has been focusing on his family after winning another term as Mayor of Dunedin City. Peter Chin (Dunedin City Mayor).
Despite a series of policy rollout gaffes, National Party Leader John Key retains high support in the latest One News Colmar Brunton Poll. Guyon Espiner (Political Editor); John Key (National Party Leader); Helen Clark (Prime Minister).
Australian Prime Minister has called an election for November 24th, but polls show he is facing almost certain defeat. John Howard (Australian Prime Minister).
Fiji's football team has left New Zealand after the World Cup Qualifier match it was scheduled to play was called off by FIFA due to the New Zealand Government's refusal to allow the son-in-law of a member of the Fijian Military to enter the country as the team's goalkeeper. Juan Carlos Buzzetti (Fiji Coach).
The War in Iraq has been described by a former leader of the US Forces there - Lieutenant General Ricardo Sanchez - as a nightmare with no end in sight. Lieutenant-General Ricardo Sanchez (Former US Commander in Iraq); Colonel JB Burton (Brigade Commander First Infantry Division.