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Sentencing – All Black Win – Fiji Coup – Gambling Addicts – Cheap Net With Power – Gisborne Hospital – Inside Political Headlines – Editorial: Bee Mite

SENTENCING: The Dominion leads today with a report that Justice Minister Phil Goff wants to stop prisoners being automatically paroled after serving only two-thirds of their sentences.

ALL BLACK WIN: The front-page photo shows Jonah Lomu on the charge fending of Wallaby Stephen Larkham on his way towards the tryline. An accompanying story reports that Wellington players were the heroes of the weekend rugby clash.

Also on the front page:

- FIJI COUPO: a report that Fiji’s military and George Speight have stamped on ousted PM Mahendra Chaudhry’s plans to reinstate the elected government of Fiji;

- GAMBLING ADDICTS: a report that more and more NZers are admitting gambling problems – more than 4000 new addicts sought counseling this year – and three in every four blame pokie machines;

- CHEAP NET WITH POWER: a report that electricity retailer Genesis Energy has unveiled a new weapon in the energy wars with an offer of cheap Internet access;

- GISBORNE HOSPITAL: a report that the man blamed by Gisborne Hospital management for hundreds of botched prostrate cancer tests was suspended from work last year after confidentially telling a National Party candidate about cost cutting in the hospital laboratory;

Inside Political Headlines:

- POLITICAL WEEK: Clark boldly ventures were Nats and diplomats fear to tread;
- Tamihere set to bow to Clark’s wish;
- Maori’s admit defeat on Spectrum auction;
- PM impatient for state help to exporters;
- Poll on MP convictions;

EDITORIAL: Varroa Bee Mite

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