DNA Testing – Tattoo – Aids – 13 Robberies – Airforce Sweetener – Sue Bradford – Inside Political Headlines – Editorial : War Crimes
DNA TESTING: The Dominion leads today with a report that a man who says he was subjected to nearly four months of hell when he was wrongly linked to two separate Wellington murders because of botched DNA testing may sue the Government after the report of a ministerial inquiry.
TATTOO:The front page photo shows the Edinburgh tattoo at the Wellington stadium last night.
Also on the front page:
- AIDS: a report that four men and five women heterosexuals were among the 33 people who developed AIDS in New Zealand last year;
- 13 ROBBERIES: a report that a gun wielding robber ripped a bulging money bag from a security guards hands as he came out of a central Wellington bank yesterday afternoon, the 13th in a string of hold-ups of armourguard guards;
- AIRFORCE SWEETENER: a report that the air force is offering 38 flying instructors a $25,000 one-off payment to stay in service for the next 18 months;
- SUE BRADFORD: a report that a judge in Wellington District Court has ruled that Green MP Sue Bradford should stand trial on charges of trespassing on Parliament during a demonstration in April 1998.
Inside Political Headlines:
- NZ First happy to help Cullen push
- Government checks Timor rescue claims;
- Portraiture alive and well in NZ;
- Package offers hope to doctors;
- Police review decision to be made on Monday;
- Fisermen in limbo over quota compo;
- Disabled applaud move to scrap work tests;
- Poor countries get debt help;
- Internet “state” linked to Maori parlliament.
EDITORIAL – WAR CRIMES: Making war criminals pay.