$1700 – The median Kiwi household’s savings. Hardly enough to put ‘Kiwi mums and dads’ at the front of the Government’s asset sales queue.
$410 – Million — the estimated cost of the disease psa-V for the Kiwifruit industry.
25 – Per cent – the burglary clearance rate in New Zealand. Despite National’s tough talk on crime most robbers have grown accustomed to never being caught.
$1.75 – Million — the golden handshake paid to outgoing Telecom Chief Executive Paul Reynolds
1 – Beached whale that needs no harpooning