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Tax Avoiders – Man Trapped– Money Magic- Mum’s Surprise – Maori Parliament – Petrol Increases – Too Soon To Celebrate – Disguised Handshake

TAX AVOIDERS: The Dominion leads with the story that high earners will avoid up to $250 millioni more in tax in the next three years as a direct result of the Government’s new top tax rate, according to Inland Revenue.

-MUM’S SURPRISE: The Dominion’s front page photo is of Chanel – a baby born four months premature and largely unnoticed amid a tangle of rescue equipment on a rescue helicopter, while her mother was being flown to Wellington Hospital to give birth.

Also on the front page:

-MAN TRAPPED: A Canterbury man, who survived five days in the open trapped under his tractor, has part of his left leg amputated at Christchurch hospital last night, emergency workers said.

-MONEY MAGIC: A Cameroon national tried to fleece an Auckland businesman of US$1 million (NZ$2 million) with a bogus money making scam using red toothpaste, powder and a bag.

-MAORI PARLIAMENT: A South Auckland commercial building will be the unlikely meeting place of an overseas funded separate Maori Parliament reconvening after more than half a century of silence.

-PETROL RISE: Mobil, BP and Shell added up to three cents a litre to their petrol and diesel prices from midnight last night.

-TOO SOON TO CELEBRATE: Prada notched up a morle boosting win over AmericaOne in the first race in the Louie Vuitton yachting finals, but the skipper was refusing early celebrations.

- DISGUISED HANDSHAKE: The editorial of the Dominion says the government’s treatment of Police Commissioner Peter

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