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Fatal Pursuit – Team NZ and Rachel Hunter – Kiwi Exodus – F16s – Petrol Price Rise – Burglars Bail – WestpacTrust – Kids Adverts – Editorial : Development Ministry

FATAL PURSUIT: The Dominion leads today with a report that a woman was killed when a suspected stolen car sped through a red light, crashing into her car after a mid morning police chase in Wanganui yesterday.

TEAM NZ AND RACHEL HUNTER: The front page photo shows three crew members of Team NZ looking – very cooly – at Rachel Hunter as boats milled around on the Hauraki Gulf yesterday waiting for wind to race the Americas Cup.

Also on the front page:

- KIWI EXODUS: a report that there has been a big jump in the number of Kiwis moving to Australia for 12 months or longer;

- F16S: a report that New Zealand will have to pay only $10 million to $12 million when Prime Minister Helen Clark scraps the previous government’s F16 fighter contract with the United States, an American government official said from Washington yesterday;

- PETROL PRICE RISE: a report that Mobil Oil announced late yesterday yet another petrol price rise – up two cents a litre from midnight last night;

- BURGLARS BAIL: a report that repeat burglars would have to prove they would not reoffend while on bail under proposed legislation debated by Parliament yesterday;

- WESTPACTRUST: a report that New Zealand’s biggest bank is to charge its credit card customers $20 if they are late paying their bill;

- KIDS ADVERTS: a report that relief is on he way for parents being pestered to buy fast food, toys and little plastic beepy things that their children have spotted on television.

Inside Political Headlines:

- Anderton unveils ‘ministry of jobs’
- Carpinter survives to head new ministry;
- ABOUT THE HOUSE: Rosy start leads to La La land;
- Clark backs smart anti-Iraq sanctions;
- ACC scheme could let private insurers in back door, say Nats;
- Ministry fears health revision threatens Maoris;
- Members bill would ban trade in trout;
- Wood exports decision welcomed.

EDITORIAL – DEVELOPMENT: I’m here to help says the Government – but will it really be a hindrance.

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