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The Dominion

Winz In the Koru Club – Top Cop – Beyer Crashes – Women’s Map Reading – People’s Bank – Mark Todd – Inside Political Headlines – Editorial: Korea

WINZ IN THE KORU CLUB: The Dominion leads today with a report that the Department of Work and Income pays for 122 of its staff to have Air New Zealand’s upmarket Koru Club memberships.

TOP COP: The front-page photo shows deputy police commissioner Rob Robinson who was formally appointed NZ’s top police officer yesterday.

Also on the front page:

- BEYER CRASHES: a report that Wairarapa MP Georgina Beyer is booking a defensive driving course after she crashed her car on a rural Wairarapa road;

- WOMEN’S MAP READING: a report that there is new hope for couples who save their worst arguments for the car – women get better at reading maps after menopause;

- PEOPLE’S BANK: a report that the proposed state-owned “People’s Bank” clered its first hurdle at a Cabinet meeting yesterday;

- MARK TODD: a report that the Olympic future of double equestrian gold medallist Mark Todd was in the balance last night as sporting authorities awaited a clear response to charges of illegal drug taking.

Inside Political Headlines:

- Air-strike wing, navy “not pressing priorities”;
- Sutton criticises US before leaving for Washington;
- School zoning bill meets opposition;
- Schools, childcare centres to be reviewed more often;
- Amnesty not on, says Dalziel;
- Fiji swim team given visas as individuals;

EDITORIAL – KOREA: A momentous break-through in one of the most hostile and recalcitrant relationships anywhere on Earth.


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