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