National News Brief, Tuesday October 21

Man loses eye after being lost in the health system; Greens choose Labour; National promises more cops for South Auckland; Labour launches first attack ad of "goofy" Key; New Zealand men's sperm count falls; and more

  • Maurice Williamson, National's transport spokesman, is in trouble with his leader again for suggesting that tolls could cost motorists as much as $3 a trip. In August Williamson had quoted a figure of $5 a trip and been shot down by John Key who said around $2 was more likely. Yesterday Key said Williamson's $3 suggestion was "premature".