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The Dominion

The Dominion leads today with a report that the Government will review how the Department of Work and Income grants special benefits after reports issued yesterday claiming that up to $440 million is being withheld from some of the poorest households.

The front-page photo shows computers being installed in Cannon’s Creek school in an attempt to battle the digital divide.

Also on the front page:

- All Black test on at the Embassy cinema;

- A report that a sailor at the middle of a dramatic sea rescue was on the run from the NZ immigration service and trying to slip into Australia to see his wife and children;

- A report that the Horowhenua-Kapiti rugby final ended bizarrely on Saturday when a spectator tackled a wing as he was on his way to what would have been a match winning try;

- A report into a new $12.7 million case management computer system used by the Children Young Persons and their families service;

- A report about Captain Cook, floggings and the eating of Sauerkraut;

Political Headlines:

- If Opposition find a plimsoll line they’ll be sure to mention it;
- Technicality overturns Samuels case;
- Bill details will anger employers says Bradford;
- Support for food labelling system

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