Telling off for Turia – Business negativity – Petrol
Prices – Dog off death row – Xena fights for
- TELLING OFF FOR TURIA: Associate Maori Affairs Minister Tariana Turia is in for a telling off by the Prime Minister for comparing European colonisation of New Zealand with the Holocaust and home invasions.
- BUSINESS NEGATIVITY: The Treasury has told the OECD that business negativity toward government policies could dent employment and economic growth.
- PETROL PRICES: Caltex added another 4 cents a litre to the price of petrol yesterday – the 21st rise since the midle of last year.
- DOG OFF DEATH ROW: German Shepherd dog, Hugo, was taken off death row yesterday when Fielding District Court Judge dismissed a charge that he had attacked an 11 year could boy.
- XENA FIGHTS FOR KIDS: Lucy Lawless, who plays Xena Warrior Princess, has offered to help fight child abuse. She said the fatal bashing of three-year-old Tangaroa Matiu in January prompted her to call the Commissioner for Children.
Inside Political Headlines:
- Wilson reviews top-ranking cop’s fraud trial;
- Commission ‘renegade’ now at the top;
- Bunkle’s plan for smokefree areas in bars ‘a cop-out’;
- Trade deal threatens to split Labour and Alliance;
- Balance set to return to Moutua;
- 154 Fijians banned from NZ;
- Law Society wants Goff to get tougher with child abusers;
- National criticises crime unit move.
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