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CAN YOU REFORM a sex crim? asks Goff - Film scene or hoax, pic intrigues fans - Wellington from 800km - Council boss gets pay rise to $256,000 - Inside Headlines - Sports Lead - Editorial

Can you reform a sex crim? asks Goff: Justice Minister Phil Goff today questioned the worth of violence-management programmes for some crims, after reports convicted psychopaths Taffy Hotene and Paul Dally taught such a course in Paremoremo.

Film scene or hoax, pic intrigues fans: An Evening Post pic showing an apparent scene from Lord of the Rings has created international intrigue.

Wellington from 800km: The front page pic shows a view from space of Wgtn taken from a French satellite.

Council boss gets pay rise to $256,000: Wellington City Council chief executive Garry Poole has been awarded a 4.5 percent pay hike making his annual,take $256,025.

Inside headlines:

- Hotel plan for Queens Wharf still on cards;
- Govt feared legal challenge - Turia;
- Tourism operators take in region;
- Regional political push for highway;
- Nats battle union power in labour Bill;
- Capital awards for top people;
- Nurses seek 7pc pay rise;
- I gave part of the truth - LGNZ head;
- Gang killing probe deepens;
- Hospital to pay compo;
- Students oppose both Vic candidates;
- Guards scared me, says Rings spectator;
- Students warn of design school shift;
- Hospital to pay compo;
- U Hutt rates to rise by 1.82 pc;
- Police raids target drugs;
- Commission promises to hear all submissions.

Sports Lead:

Netballer bitter at axing: Bench-bound and bitter young star netballer Jodi Te Huna who was sidelined during NZ's semi-final loss in the U21 World Championships has promised herself to improve to a level where "coaches can't afford to leave me on the bench in future".

Editorial: Samuels and his shadowy tormentors.

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