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The Dominion

Waitara Shooting - Immigration and Population - Escaper - Kiwi Guardswoman - Missing Painting - Inside Political Headlines - Capitalism Protest - Editorial: Bee Mites

WAITARA SHOOTING: The Dominion leads today with a report that the family of a young Waitara man shot by police want to know why no one was apparently allowed to help him as he lay dying in the street. The story is accompanied by a picture of the police cordon around the spot where Steven Wallace was shot.

Also on the front page:

- IMMIGRATION AND POPULATION: a report that NZ's population might have almost reached the four million mark by the country's growth rate has slowed dramatically, according to Statistics NZ;

- ESCAPER: a report that escaped prisoner Hemi Joseph Apanui, of Taupo, was spoken to by police in Tauranga yesterday morning and then did another runner;

- KIWI GUARDSWOMAN: a report that a Victoria University music graduate Rosamund Allison is to be the first woman to join the Royal Scots Guard, based at Buckingham Palace;

- MISSING PAINTING: a report that Wellingon City Coucil is considering seeking Interpol's help in finding one of four artworks missing from its collection - an oil painting by NZ artist Garth Tapper.

Inside Political Headlines:

- $50 m price tag on mite erradication;
- Export bees gassed;
- Iwis back move against foreign bids for Sealord;
- Clark wants hero (William Malone) honoured;
- English not yet a radical conservative;
- PM Attacks McKinnon's remarks on Zimbabwe;
- Decision on defence likely in fortnight;
- Agreement begins rebuilding of links with public service;
- US approves NZ stance on imports.

PAGE 11 - Capitalism Protest - a protestor dressed as Ronald McDonald is pelted with flour bombs outside McDonalds in Manners St.

EDITORIAL: BEE MITES - Vanquish the Bee Mites says the Dom.

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