Oamaru police are "disgusted" by Sunday night's attack on a constable; cuts to housework help for the elderly; former New Zealand businessman who bought the Princess Ashika ferry for Tonga charged with forgery.
The paper reports a row has broken out between Air New Zealand and the police after claims of a drinking culture amongst the company's staff.
A former New Zealand businessman who bought the Princess Ashika ferry for Tonga has been arrested on charges of forgery and knowingly using forged documents. The vessel sank in August last year, killing 74 people.
At least one Government minister has been forced to pay back expenses which were billed to his taxpayer-funded credit card.
Telecom's XT network has failed again, sparking more customer fury. The outage on Monday came amid news that the New Zealand head of the company which built the network was being replaced.
Oamaru police are "disgusted" by Sunday night's attack on a constable carrying out a routine traffic stop. The assault was the third on police officers in three days.
The ministerial credit card story also makes the front page of the Press.
Otago Daily Times
Housework help for the elderly is to be cut, saving about $4 million a year, the Otago and Southland district health boards have confirmed.
Former All Black coach Laurie Mains has been elected to the board of the Otago Rugby Union.