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The Dominion

PM & Waitangi – Prada Celebrates – Kiwi Butterflies – Wellington Wins – Cricket Sellout – Anderton Ministry – Todd Top - NZ Reproduction Laws – Warriors Win – Editorial: Juries

PM & WAITANGI: The lead story of the Dominion reports Prime Minister Helen Clark said she enjoyed Waitangi Day so much at Akaroa, she may never go back to Waitangi.

PRADA CELEBRATES: The front page picture shows winning Italian Luna Rossa crew member Massimo Galli letting his daughter Caterina sit in the Louis Vuitton cup.

Also on the front page:

KIWI BUTTERFLYS: Syndicate head Sir Peter Blake admitted to a few nerves as he predicted a tough yachting series for Team New Zealand when they race Prada for the Americas Cup this month.

WELLINGTON WINS: New Zealand may have lost the rugby on the field but Wellington was a winner off it with the fifth leg of international sevens circuit a huge success.

CRIKET SELLOUT: Prospects of a sellout crowd of $34,000 are good for the New Zealand cricket team’s first one day international against Australia at the WestpacTrust Stadium on February 16.

ANDERTON MINISTRY: Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton is likely to get his own ministry of economic development.

TODD TOP: Double Olympic equestrian gold medalist Mark Todd has won the New Zealander of the Year Awards in Britain.

NZ REPRODUCTION LAWS: New Zealand lagged behind many developed countries in its lack of legislation covering medially assisted reproduction, an Otago University bio-ethicist said yesterday.

WARRIORS WIN: The Auckland warriors made the best possible start to their 2000 season by beating last years Australian rugby league premiership winning team, the Melbourne Storm on a sweltering Auckland evening last night.

JURIES: Members of the public should support the criminal jury system or the service should be abolished writes the Dominion’s editorial.

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