Monday's headlines: Protestors may block the shipping lane in Otago harbour to stop Anadarko vessels; cyclists accounted for 60% of red-light runners at four busy intersections in Auckland; houses used as P-labs tipped to rival leaky homes as a problem.
The front page of The New Zealand Herald is dedicated to the release of traffic reports at four busy intersections in Auckland.
Under the headline 'Red-light roulette', it says cyclists accounted for 60% of red-light runners surveyed.
Car drivers were responsible for 37% of 360 red-light breaches. Buses, trucks and one motorcycle made up the balance.
Under the headline of 'Working in the heat of the moment' The Waikato Times asks readers to spare a thought for those whose jobs stop them from escaping the heat, or even amplify it.
The paper caught up with people doing five of the hottest jobs in the region.
The Dominion Post has the story of the problem of meth-tainted homes. It says houses used as P-labs could rival leaky homes as a problem, with a warrant of fitness system needed to reassure buyers.
The Press says irate Canterbury homeowners are resorting to holding earthquake repair contractors hostage and threatening them with knives to vent their frustration.
Contractors report being locked in rooms and threatened with knives and machetes.
The Otago Daily Times says Oil Free Otago has established a ''rapid response'' team of up to 260 people to take to waters to hinder Anadarko Petroleum Corporation's deep-sea drilling operations.
The team was established during an Oil Free Future summit in Dunedin at the weekend, and hinted it may be used to block the shipping lane in Otago harbour to stop Anadarko vessels from using Dunedin as a servicing port.