TV3 NEWS. 13/10/2007
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Local Body Election Results: John Banks has won the mantle of Mayor of Auckland back from Dick Hubbard in local body elections. Bob Parker won in Christchurch; George Wood has been defeated on the North Shore by Andrew Williams; Len Brown has won the vacant Manukau City Mayoralty; Wayne Brown is the new Mayor of Far North District; Penny Website is the new Mayor of Rodney, Rick Cooper in Taupo and Patrick McManus in Buller. Results are still coming in slowly in Wellington.
Amanda Gillies (3 News); John Banks (Auckland Mayor); Dick Hubbard (Ousted Auckland Mayor); Bob Parker (Christchurch Mayor); Tim Shadbolt (Invercargill Mayor).
Noble Peace Prize winner Al Gore is dodging questions about whether he will stand once more for President of the United States.
Al Gore (Nobel Peace Laureate); Ole Danbolt Mjoes (Nobel Committee Spokesman).
A look at the New Zealanders involved in the United Nations Panel on Climate Change, which were joint winners of the Nobel Peace Prize.
David Wratt (NIWA Scientist); Jim Renwick (NIWA Scientist); Vincent Gray (Climate Science Coalition).
The Government's new plans to get power from renewable resources is being slammed by some in business, saying the plans are not cheaper than fossill-based resources as the Government is claiming.
David Parker (Energy Minister); Phil O'Reilly (Business New Zealand).