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Urewera Park – Palmerston North Murder – Spot Dead – Anti-Smut Crusader

- UREWERA PARK: Conservation Minister Sandra Lee wanted the Urewera National Park visitor centre to sell Tuhoe art and use Maori activist Tame Iti as a consultant, papers show.

- PALMERSTON NORTH MURDER: A man tried desperately to contact his wife and child as they lay battered to death in their Palmerston North home, his family said yesterday.

- SPOT DEAD: Spot, the Jack Russel star of Telecom’s 90’s television commercials has died. Spot was once voted most preferred prime minister in a poll.

ANTI-SMUT CRUSADER: A great grandmother from Waikanae who paints watercolours in her spare time is on a lone crusade to clean the smut off television.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Quit the quips, get act together, Cullen told;
- Ellis inquiry delay ‘not acceptable’;
- Mallard calls for audit on Maori tender;
- Maori pair seek to score a try for refuge;
- Doctors lose patience with hospital cheifs;
- Argument stalls action on electricity inquiry;
- Prebble seeks TVNZ apology to viewers.

Editorial: Beyond Tolerace (Turia controversy)

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