Tuesday's headlines: Trams in Christchurch could be running again by the end of the year; free birth control offer to beneficiaries; bus driver collapsed and died after chasing a youth he saw stealing the cash box from his bus.
The New Zealand Herald leads with the Government's plan to offer free birth control to beneficiaries.
Women on benefits, including teenagers and the daughters of beneficiaries, will be offered free long-term contraception as part of a $287 million Budget package of welfare reforms.
And the paper continues a series on bullying, with sportswoman Hayley Holt speaking out about her experiences, in a bid to get people to stand against it.
The Waikato Times reports on the businessman waging a one-man war against Hamilton City Council.
Talkingtech executive chairman Ray Stark has placed billboards around the city criticising city leaders and their senior staff.
While the move has drawn criticism from Mayor Julie Hardaker, Mr Stark says he is just speaking his mind.
The Dominion Post reports it's now believed Hutt Valley bus driver Herman Curry collapsed and died after chasing a youth he saw stealing the cash box from his bus.
Police have revealed the latest development to his family. Mr Curry's funeral service was held on Monday.
A doctor found unconscious and bleeding on a footpath in Masterton was clinically dead for four minutes, according to the paramedics who helped save his life.
The Press says trams in Christchurch could be running again by the end of the year if major building demolitions go to plan.
This would be another boost to the city, but the demolition of two condemned quake-damaged office blocks stands in the way.
Four companies have been short-listed to design and plan central-city rebuild.
Tenders to design the architectural, engineering and urban planning elements of the rebuild closed on Friday, with 15 applications.
The Otago Daily Times reports that concerns are held for a tramper missing near Omarama - a search mission to find David Palmer was stepped up on Monday.
Two men have received prison sentences and a third home detention after admitting to Queenstown District Court that they took part in a vigilante response to a drug deal gone wrong.
Dunedin businesses will be encouraged to seek their fortunes in China as part of a new 10 year economic plan.