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The Dominion

Clark’s Maori Pledge – Haere Mai - HIV Man Burma Rebels– Pollution Busting Pot – Doone Decision Due – Patient Attacked – Wellington Fired Up – Give Us A Break

CLARK’S MAORI PLEDGE – Prime Minister Helen Clark will head a new ministerial committee ton closing social and economic gaps between Maori and Pakeha.

Also on the front page:

-HAERE MAI: The Dominion’s front page photo shows Helen Clark being escorted across the Pa into the Ratana Marae prompting Maori Affairs Minister Dover Samuels to say the Waitangi Marae could learn lessons from the Ratana Church.

-HIV MAN: An HIV infected man who allegedly escaped from a community house where he was being kept in isolation was arrested yesterday in public toilets in Hagley Park.

-BURMA REBELS: Gunmen from a Myanmar guerilla group led by 12 year old twins tormed a Thai hospital uesterday and took up to 500 medical staff and patioents hostage, Thai officials said.

-DOONE DECISION DUE: Today is almost certainly the Peter Doone’s last day as police commissioner, as Cabinet Meets to seal his fate this morning.

-POLLUTION BUSTING POT-PLANTS: Pot-plants make the home or office more attractive but research shows they make no difference in air quality.

-PATIENT ATTACKED: Patients, nurses, mortuary assistants and a receptionist collared a woman who allegedly assaulted a patient and tried to steal her handbag while she waited for treatment at Hutt Hospital on Sunday.

-WELLINGTON FIRED UP: Wellington aimed to beat Otago today before worrying about how they could improve their net run rate going into the final preliminary roun of cricket’s Shell Cup.

-GIVE US A BREAK: The Dominion’s editorial encourages the Government to put into policy legislation encouraging New Zealanders to save for a retirement scheme.

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