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ECSTASY BUST: Customs officers have intercepted a record shipment of Ecstasy. An obvious destination for the drugs is Auckland’s Big Day Out. The one and a half buckets of Ecstasy found in a gear-box is worth $2 million. This package originated in Belgium, and was embossed with tulips. There are lots of ways to disguise the packages say customs. The package was monitored on arrival at a panelbeaters and three men have been arrested.

TELECOM Vs TELSTRA: Telstra/Saturn has moved Telecom prices down in Wellington and Christchurch where it is providing competition. Aucklanders think it is stink to be missing out on the cheaper rates but. Telstra plans to have its first Auckland customers online by the end of the year.

BABIES FOR SALE: Britain’s PM wants the law changed to stop baby sales on the Internet. Mr Blair said he felt that everybody felt it was absolutely deplorable what had happened in the Kilshaw case. The baby’s seem more relaxed than their parents with an angry Mrs Kilshaw walking out abruptly in an interview. The FBI say they are investigating the case and the adoption papers now. Social workers have visited the children who are now on their way home with their parents.

ARSON: Exhausted fire fighters in Wellington think they have an arsonist on their hands. They say they have been stretched to their limits in recent days. The first fire started near Pinehaven on Monday. Only the largest and most recent blaze, yesterday’s in Plimmerton is not being blamed on the arsonists.

RAM RAID: Ram raiders used industrial machinery, a front end loader and a truck, to steal a money machine at Bulls. A police dog handler found the robbers before they could open it. The robbers then rammed the police car and escaped in a utility. They are now on the run.

MOTH FEARS: It was May 1999 when the painted apple moth first arrived in NZ it has now spread widely. A whole new generation of painted apple moths is now thriving. Forest owners say they are concerned at the revelations from MAF.

LOTR TRAILER: The first trailer for the Lord of The Rings is now playing in Cinemas. The trailer is two minutes long and most viewers say they will come back to see the movie. Some seeking movie entertainment however don’t seem that interested. Others complained it is too short. The trailer will be launched on the net from Saturday.

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