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Taped Phone Message In Samuel’s Affair – Son Taken By Counsellor – Law Experts Focus On Victims Who Fight Back – InfoTech weekly Wins Media Award – Tattooed People Take The Pain – Jane Clifton’s About The House

TAPED PHONE MESSAGE IN SAMUELS AFFAIR – Prime Minister Helen Clark is expected to reveal today that Labour Junior Whip Chris Carter left a message on a former criminal’s answer phone after the man twice asked him to call for details on Mr Samuel’s past.

SON TAKEN BY COUNSELLOR – An Auckland couple is distraught after their son was taken from them and placed with an aunt, at the apparent direction of his school counsellor.

LAW EXPERTS FOCUS ON VICTIMS WHO FIGHT BACK- A Law Commission paper raised the possibility of changing the self defense law to include inevitable danger, not just imminent danger in cases where violen partners are murdered.

INFOTECH WEEKLY WINS MEDIA AWARD – InfoTech Weekly has been voted Technology Media of the Tear by members of the telecommunications Users association of New Zealand.

TATOOED PEOPLE TAKE THE PAIN – Pain was a word often mentioned at the Taupo Tatoo Expo, NZ’s biggest tattoo gathering, on Saturday.

JANE CLIFTON’S ABOUT THE HOUSE: The Dominion’s political columnist looks at the silly time-wasting techniques employed during the House’s session of urgency to pass the Employment Relations Bill.

Inside Political Headlines:

- Treaty’s power in trade deal has Singaporeans uneasy;
- Employment bill slugfest continues;
- Cannabis reform group unveiled;
- No hurry to ban corpoal punishment says Maharey;
- Bunkle’s claim baffles bankers.

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