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Dealers holding soggy imports - Bride dies walking up the aisle - School glad HIV teacher named - Petrol firms scramble to join 10c price chop - Food body leads push to zap herbs, spices - Power company switch not always a quick flick - Court lifts gag on book about secret mission - Decision worse than novel's words for Whitehall - Police swoop on parrot owners after quarantine breakout


DEALERS HOLDING SOGGY IMPORTS - Ten licensed car dealers are among 44 importers who have shipped flood-damaged vehicles to New Zealand in the past two months.

BRIDE DIES WALKING UP THE AISLE - It was meant to be the most important day of Laney Whitchelo's life. But as the 23-year-old bride-to-be walked down the aisle on her wedding day, she collapsed and died before reaching the waiting groom, Stephen Bull.

SCHOOL GLAD HIV TEACHER NAMED - The former head of religious studies at Auckland's Hato Petera College, Kaperiere Petera Leef, has been named as the HIV-positive man charged with indecently assaulting male students.

PETROL FIRMS SCRAMBLE TO JOIN 10c PRICE CHOP - Petrol prices have tumbled by 10c a litre thanks to a firming New Zealand dollar and falling international oil prices.

FOOD BODY LEADS PUSH TO ZAP HERBS, SPICES - All imported herbs and spices sold in New Zealand could soon be dosed with radiation following moves to outlaw the alternative method of decontamination.

POWER COMPANY SWITCH NOT ALWAYS A QUICK FLICK - So you want to switch power companies? Power companies have admitted this week that the change to an open market of competing power companies was too far, too fast, bringing stories of wrong bills, delays and muddles.

COUTS LIFTS GAG ON BOOK ABOUT SECRET MISSION - A New Zealand soldier has beaten off a British Government attempt to gag him in a case which will have far-reaching implications for secrecy contracts in the shadowy world of spies and special forces.

DECISION WORSE THAN NOVEL'S WORDS FOR WHITEHALL - It was his day, but the former SAS commando "Mike Coburn" was not in court to hear the news of his victory over Whitehall.

POLICE SWOOP ON PARROT OWNERS AFTER QUARANTINE BREAKOUT - Ten exotic parrots from a diseased consignment that authorities allege was smuggled out of quarantine three years ago have been found at North Island properties.


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