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Fiji Crisis - Chaudhry Has New Role- Chaudhry Invite - Australian Sanctions- Golden Handshake- Cervical Inquiry- Ihug Spectrum Appeal- - Shark Bitten Japanese Milk Scare- Middle East Peace- Dempsey’s Replacement- Roads & Cyclists- Mineral Reserve Mapping- Name Suppression Lifted- Author Buys House

- FIJI CRISIS: The Fiji military says it will soon collect all weapons from the rebels at Suva’s parliamentary compound.

- CHAUDHRY GOVT. ROLE: The son of the former Fijian Prime Minister, Mahendra Chaudhry, says his father believes he will still have a role in the new government.

- CHAUDHRY INVITE: The Fiji Democracy Support Group says it has invited deposed Fijian Prime Minister Mahendra Chaudhry to come to New Zealand.

- AUSTRALIAN SANCTIONS: The Australian Foreign Minister says Australia is ready to swiftly impose sanctions on Fiji now that the hostages have been released.

- GOLDEN HANDSHAKE: The size of the golden handshake paid to the former Chief Executive of the Fire Service last year has been revealed, and it is far larger than initially believed.

- CERVICAL INQUIRY: A leading pathologist has told the Gisborne cervical screening inquiry that reviewing individual cases of cancer should be part of the programme.

- IHUG SPECTRUM APPEAL: The internet company Ihug has lodged an appeal against the High Court's decision last week to refuse to halt the government's auction of radio spectrum.

- SHARK BITTEN: The new NZ navy ship Resolution is on its way to the South Minerva Reef near Tonga to pick up a man who has been bitten by a shark.

- JAPANESE MILK SCARE: A milk scare in Japan is having a negative effect on the New Zealand dairy industry.

- US-VIETNAM TRADE: The United States and Vietnam have signed a deal to clear trade relations, the first time trade relations have been discussed since the Vietnam war.

- MIDDLE EAST PEACE: Ehud Barak and Yasser Arrifat have had their first face-to-face meeting in the second day of Middle East peace talks at Camp David near Washington.

- DEMPSEY’S REPLACEMENT: Charlie Dempsey, the retired president of OCEANIA football who resigned yesterday, could be replaced as early as next week Soccer New Zealand’s chief executive said today.

- ROADS & CYCLISTS: A government minister Steve Maherey has told a road-safety conference that roads should be changed to make cycling safer after a spate of cycling related deaths.

- MINERAL RESERVE MAPPING: The Government is reacting cautiously to a request to map New Zealand mineral resources.. It says more work is needed on the proposal which would cost $2.9 million.

- NAME SUPPRESSION LIFTED: Name suppression has been lifted on a Horowhenua policeman facing drugs charges.

- AUTHOR BUYS HOUSE: The author of the Harry Potter stories has just bought a six bedroom house in London worth nearly $14-million.

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