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Police Spending – Blood Analyser – Business Forum – Closing the Gaps – Death By Flight

- POLICE SPENDING: Police have been ordered to suspend a key crime-fighting initiative and will work below full strength for part of the year as the Wellington district fights to prevent a budget crisis.

- BLOOD ANALYSER - A New Zealand scientist has invented a hand-held device that painlessly and instantly analyses blood, a tool that he says could revolutionise diagnostic medicine.

- BUSINESS FORUM: The Government’s business forum being held in Auckland today was about developing a new mindset for the new century, Prime Minister Helen Clark said yesterday.

- CLOSING THE GAPS: The Government is moving to rebrand and broaden its flagship Closing the Gaps policy after criticism that it was racially divisive.

- DEATH BY FLIGHT: A bride-to-be collapsed and died from a condition known as “economy-class syndrome” minutes after getting off a flight to England from Australia.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Economic forum crucial to Labour’s hopes of second term;
- Report reveals staff at odds;
- Many violent criminals to go free;
- Tasmanian premier counters Kerr’s comments;
- Burton questions ‘pointless’ queries.

Editorial: Strangled by red tape.

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