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TV3 News 6pm Bulletin

TV3 News 6pm Bulletin

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Titewhai Banned - Super Rise - Doone’s Job - Timberlands Guerilla Warfare - Leg Removed - Lucky Escape - Cervical Smears - Lift Plummets

-TITEWHAI BANNED Veteran Maori Activist Titewhai Harawira has said she will ignore the planned trespass notice to be issued on her by Ngapuhi elders and come to the Waitangi Marae.

-SUPER RISE: The country’s 400,000 pensioners will receive more money after the government changes increased the National Superannuation Scheme by 6.5 percent.

-DOONE’S JOB: Retiring Police Commissioner Peter Doone’s new work with the government on Maori offending will boost his pension to that of a veteran of thrity five years service.

-TIMBERLANDS GUERILLA WARFARE:The Prime Minister is demanding the removal of a senior Timberlands employee after he sent an email inciting a pro-logging lobby group to put pressure on her and other government ministers.

-LEG REMOVED: A woodcutter trapped under his tractor for 5 days, has had his leg removed in Christchurch hospital.

-LUCKY ESCAPE: A lucky escape for a South Canterbury man who, after an accident, was trapped in his car for 6 hours until being found.

-CERVICAL SMEARS: The Commission of Inquiry in the Gisbourne Pathologist, who misdiagnosed cervical smears, started today amid criticism from many of the women affected.

-LIFT PLUMMETS: In the Empire State Building a woman survived trapped in a lift after a cable snapped and it fell fourty floors.


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