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Business Roadshow – Business Leaders Positive – Lions Parade – Hewitt Soldiers On

- BUSINESS ROADSHOW: The Government’s business forum could become a roadshow travelling around New Zealand after the proclaimed success of the summit between 11 Cabinet ministers and 97 business people in Auckland yesterday.

- BUSINESS LEADERS POSITIVE: Business leaders attending yesterday’s summit with Cabinet ministers said they felt positive after the meeting, and several called for another round of talks.

- LIONS PARADE: Wellingtonians are being encouraged to go out in force for a welcome home parade, starting at the Parliament end of Lambton Quay at 12.45pm and stopping at Civic Square, for their champion rugby team today.

- HEWITT SOLDIERS ON: Wellington Lions captain Norm Hewitt played 20 minutes of the second half of the NPC final with a broken right arm, keeping the injury quiet because he didn’t want to leave the field. Injuries to other front rowers forced the hooker to go to loosehead prop, binding with his broken arm.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Lost rates on Maori land cost $8m a year;
- Burton silent on Lord of the Rings army contract;
- ‘Ruthless’ ACC test charges rejected;
- Test might keep violent crims locked up longer;
- Railway plan fails to impress;
- ‘No intent to mislead’ minister;
- Slow-release version of Ritalin fully funded.

Editorial: Crime needs a forum too.

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