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Dollar Collapse – Murder Victims Farewelled – Stabbed Officer Stunned – Meningitis Death – Agony Cow

DOLLAR COLLAPSE: The NZ dollar collapsed to an all-time low yesterday at under US42 cents, spurring calls for Finance Minister Michael Cullen to go.

MURDER VICTIMS FAREWELLED: A distraught Mark Lundy was close to collapse as he said farewell to his wife and daughter, who were murdered in their Palmerston North home, at their funeral yesterday.

STABBED OFFICER STUNNED: A police officer whose career was ruined after he was stabbed by a former Mangaroa Prison inmate says his “stomach is tied in knots” from anger over his attacker receiving a big undisclosed payout from the Crown.

MENINGITIS DEATH: An outbreak of meningitis has claimed its first young life.

AGONY COW: New Zealand children are confiding in a cow on the Dairy Board’s website.

Inside Political Headlines:
- NZ peacekeepers on alert as aid workers flee West Timor;
- Taxpayer money for ‘scumbags’ appals Goff;
- Tamihere not impartial says lawyer;
- Cannabis review a step closer;
- Slicitor general announced … it’s a boy;
- Peace talks underway.

Editorial: Indonesia’s shame.


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