Daily News top five - week ending August 5

Last updated 18:00 06/08/2012

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Here are the top-five stories you clicked on last week. Crashes and possum stories dominated the headlines and online clicks.

1.  Fatal crash on SH3A

An 80-year-old man dies after a crash between a molasses tanker and car on SH3A.

2. Cow truck crash on SH3

Cows had to be rounded up and herded into a paddock after a livestock truck rolled on SH3.

3. Possum pics disgust

Uruti School defends its Pig Hunt fundraiser after being labelled 'sick' for holding a best-dressed possum competition.

4. Monster pigs, pimped-up possums all for a good cause

Uruti School's inaugural pig hunt has possums with painted nails and more pork than a piggery.

5. Cougar Town

Columnist Ricky Malcolm considers Taranaki a Cougar Town

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