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Cancer Botchup In Wanganui - Cervical Inquiry Report Rejected - Dover Samuels Sex-Crime Allegations - Child’s Death Inquiry - Boy Savaged By Dogs - Tana Umaga Caught Out Drunk - Tiger Woods Wins Again

CANCER BOTCHUP IN WANGANUI: Ninety-two-year-old Frank Prince’s doctor found a possible cancer behind his kidney but forgot to report it. The man’s cancer has now spread to his lungs and is now inoperable. The man’s family want the Wanganui Health Board sacked.

- CERVICAL INQUIRY REPORT REJECTED: Associate Minister Phillida Bunkle has slammed a report into six cervical screening labs which says there are no serious problems and says there needs to be further investigations.

- DOVER SAMUELS SEX-CRIME ALLEGATIONS: Former Maori Affairs Minister Dover Samuels says the Prime Minister’s office is leaking information about sex allegations in his past after four new rape allegations were made public over the weekend. Miss Clark has denied that either herself or her staff were involved. Parekura Horomia is tipped to be the next Minister of Maori Affairs.

- CHILD’S DEATH INQUIRY: Police are inquiring into the death of a Carterton baby girl who died shortly after she was admitted into hospital late last night.

- BOY SAVAGED BY DOGS: Rotorua police say an eight-year-old boy savaged by two dogs would have been killed had he not been rescued.

- TANA UMAGA CAUGHT OUT DRUNK: All Blacks management say they wish to put the incident when Tana Umaga was drunk and taunted a young fan behind them.

- TIGER WOODS WINS AGAIN: American golfer Tiger Woods stunned the golfing world when he became the youngest player to win each of golf’s four major titles.


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