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Maori Ministers gag McClay - Govt rejects Orion upgrade - Kursk crew dead - divers - Tie me kangaroo down, sport - Softball champion admits fraud - Movie theme park planned - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial

Maori Ministers gag McClay: Childrens commissioner Roger McClay edited Maori child abuses statistics out of his report into the death of Hastings toddler James Whakaruru in response to pressure from Maori Affairs minister Parekura Horomia and associate Tariana Turia.

Govt rejects Orion upgrade: Defence plans to spend up to $500 million upgrading the Air Force's six Orion aircraft have been jettisoned by the Govt.

Kursk crew dead - divers: Norwegian officials said today none of the 118 submariners of the stricken Kursk had survived an accident nine days ago.

Olympic history all Greek to Ockers: Australia has suffered its biggest Olympic embarrassment to dat eby stamping Romes Colosseum on its medal instead of the Greek Partheon - home of the original Olympiad.

Tie me down kangaroo, sport: The front page pic shows Wellington Zoo 'roo' Coomera who had a scrap with keeper over the weekend.

Softball champion admits fraudz: Former national mens softball captain Dave Sorenson has admitted fraud and has abandoned his fight to keep name supression.

Movie theme park planned: Wellington could have its own tv- movie-orientated theme park.

Inside headlines
- No-cuts pension promise required;
- Commissioners face the chop;
- New rules for Crown entities;
- Young artists create the 'living ocean'
- Hutt threat to quit local govt lobby;
- Poll puts Labour and National support up;
- 'Symbolic' trade vote worries ACT;
- RNZ withdraws from radio audience rating survey;
- Councillor ashamed of driving drunk;
- Bondage woman fined over shotgun sex aid;
- Timely birth for thoroughbred foal;
- City voice seeks new editor;
- Wiggles a sellout.

Sportslead Indoor sports start search for new home: Six Wgtn sports have joined in a bid to build a huge multi-sport centre that would cater for all their needs.

Editorial: Shaky Solomans and the quest for peace.


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