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Surgery Questionnaires – Montana Boss Out - Kiwi Bank – Milk Payout

- SURGERY QUESTIONNAIRES: Do it yourself postal questionnaires could decide the fate of more than 17,600 patients dropped from surgery waiting lists because they do not meet the criteria for treatment.

- MONTANA BOSS OUT: After clinching Montana Wines yesterday, Lion Nathan seems set to stamp its mark on New Zealand’s biggest wine maker, with group chairman Peter Masfen looking to be the biggest loser.

- KIWI BANK: The fate of the proposed Kiwi Bank appears to be in the hands of the Greens or NZ First.

- MILK PAYOUT: The Dairy Board says farmer owned milk processors will receive a billion-dollar boost from its estimated final payout price of $4.50 a kilogram for milk solids this season.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Personal grievances put heat on bosses;
- Nats turn back on new school qualifications;
- Smith falls two places in rankings;
- Focus falls on the economy;
- At last – how to run a royal commission of inquiry;
- Benefit word soon
- Unicef makes pitch for tents.

Editorial: Playing by the rules.

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