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Gang Intimidation - Kupe Statue - Tourism Boom - Domestic Killing - Passports for Dogs - Echelon And Mother Theresa - Inside Political Headlines - Editorial: TVNZ

GANG INTIMIDATION: The Dominion leads today with a report that Justice Minister Phil Goff wants a full report on the gang killing of a Tongan man in Gisborne, after court documents revealed witnesses were too frightened of the Mongrel Mob to testify.

KUPE STATUE: The front-page photo shows a statue of Kupe being prepared for installation on Wellington's waterfront.

Also on the front page:

- TOURISM BOOM: a report that New Zealand is attracting more tourists, who are spending more than ever before;

- DOMESTIC KILLING: a report that a woman who had gone to the police in fear of her estranged husband on Saturday went back home to her death - with police officers close behind;

- PASSPORTS FOR DOGS: a report New Zealand and Australian guide dogs will be eligible for British Passports under a new scheme starting today;

- ECHELON AND MOTHER THERESA: a report that the international eavesdropping Echelon system, which has a listening post near Blenheim, has monitored calls by Princess Diana, Mother Theresa and Pope John Paul, former intelligence officers say;

Inside Political Headlines:

- POLITICAL WEEK: Predators tread softly knowing honeymoon can't last forever;
- National ex-ministers "honourable";
- Clark says Kiwi exodus shameful;
- Government to review pay for inquiries;
- 50th birthday operat moves Clark to tears;
- Genetic trials could get interim approval;
- Assent for marine park.

EDITORIAL - TVNZ: Getting TVNZ back in focus.



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