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NZ Herald News monitor 4 / 12 / 00

Firms admit to market chaos on power bills - Orphaned fawn found in city - Drowned Kiwi's hands severed: mother - Private jail's first breakout - make that walkout - On shark patrol with the great white hunters - Shipley has my support: English - Blind artists gather to make sweet music

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FIRMS ADMIT TO MARKET CHAOS ON POWER BILLS - Power companies admit that the open-market competition for householders' wallets has been chaos.

- PRIVATE JAIL'S FIRST BREAKOUT - MAKE THAT WALKOUT -A violent inmate placed a dummy in his bed, changed his clothes and walked unnoticed out the front door of the privately run Auckland Central Remand Prison during visiting hours yesterday.

- ORPHANED FAWN FOUND IN CITY - A newborn fawn was found hungry, terrified and dehydrated wandering through central Rotorua after she had been kept by the hunter who shot her mother.

- DROWNED KIWI'S HANDS SEVERED: MOTHER - A New Zealand woman believes her son, a victim of the Marchioness disaster on the River Thames, was among those who had his hands cut off for finger-printing.

- ON SHARK PATROL WITH THE GREAT WHITE HUNTERS - Boyd McGregor is showing off. "Yep, a couple of pretty big sharks have had a good chew on this boat, I tell ya," boasts the Gisborne charter operator, pointing to an assortment of thin scratches on the hull of his yellow boat.

- SHIPLEY HAS MY SUPPORT: ENGLISH - National's finance spokesman, Bill English, has pledged his personal support for Jenny Shipley and wants her to lead the party at the 2002 election.

- BLIND ARTISTS GATHER TO MAKE SWEET MUSIC - Justin Glyn's eyes have been unable to focus since birth. The 28-year-old Auckland lawyer must wear twin telescopes on his glasses to make the blur of large type bigger and focused enough to read.


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