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Not Guilty – Police Budget – Unexplained Death – Practices Could Close

- NOT GUILTY: William Jan Haanstra was found not guilty last night of the execution-style killing of drug dealer Terri King in the Tararua Ranges north of Wellington.

- POLICE BUDGET: Police officers could be given cheaper, slower cars to drive and the future of police visits to schools could be reviewed under proposed spending cuts, Police Minister George Hawkins said last night.

- UNEXPLAINED DEATH: Wairarapa’s National Party chairman, Peter Hammond, said yesterday that he and his family had been put through hell in the two months following the unexplained death of his wife, Maureen.

- PRACTICES COULD CLOSE: Fewer people are seeing their doctors, raising concerns that some general practices may have to close, according to Medical Association chairwoman Pippa MacKay.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Clark swerves Right with trade agenda;
- More doubts raised on monitoring Gaps policy;
- ‘Get real’ on Maori business;
- SIS watchdog happy with bugging use;
- Attack on health bill continues;
- PSA appears uneasy with ‘zero pay offers’.

Editorial: Gaps policy deception.

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