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The Dominion

Fiji Coup – Suva Shootout – Anna Pacquin – Gisborne Health – Rape Rescue

FIJI COUP: The Dominion leads today with a report that Deposed Fiji PM Mahendra Chaudhry – held hostage for 56 days – walked free from the seized parliamentary complex yesterday and refused to concede that his political career was over. The front-page photo shows Chaudhry and Speight walking together out of the Parliamentary Complex.

Also on the front page:

- SUVA SHOOTOUT: a report that 15 people were injured in a shootout during a prison riot outside Suva last night;

- ANNA PACQUIN: a report that former Wellington actress Anna Pacquin made an impact when she arrived at the world premiere of special effects thriller X-men in New York yesterday;

- GISBORNE HEALTH: a report that the jobs of the chief executive and two senior managers at Gisborne’s Tairahiti Healthcare were understood to be hanging by a thread after the axing of the Tairawhiti board, sources said yesterday;

- RAPE RESCUE: a report that three boys on bikes saved a pregnant South Auckland woman from possible rape at knifepoint in a daylight park attack;

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