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Foetus Screening – Export Boom – Driver License Law – Life Affirming Programme

- FOETUS SCREENING: New Zealand is risking another health screening disaster by not monitoring maternity tests that can detect foetal defects, doctors have warned.

- EXPORT BOOM: The dollar hit another low yesterday at close to US39 cents, but farmers and exporters are seeing the benefits roll through.

- DRIVER LICENSE LAW: The new driver licensing laws are poorly drafted, the High Court says in a ground breaking ruling that says a person with an expired license is an unlicensed driver.

- LIFE AFFIRMING PROGRAMME: Katie Wysoczanski, who three years ago was a deeply depressed, lonely 14-year-old who wanted to die, was chosen to be one of the first teenagers to be put through Project K, a programme that literally dragged her through the wilderness and taught her life was worth living.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Split in Government ranks on health reform;
- ‘Arrogant’ Swain should apologise says Maori MP;
- Petroleum veto backed;
- Children’s advocates start work;
- Inquiry call over lies claim;
- Government to name executives in summit;
- Anderton finalises bank plan;
- Jane Clifton About The House: Great southern men lost on latte.

Editorial: Protection goes too far.

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