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