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Photo ID plan to nail to exam cheats - Rachel gets to play with big boys toys - Something in the air - Flotilla targets 'nuclear highway - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial

Photo ID plan to nail to exam cheats: Secondary school students could be forced to use photo-identification cards at national exams this year in an attempt to eliminate cheating.

Rachel gets to play with big boys toys: The front page pic shows Rachel Garratt - a heavy engineering company's first woman apprentice.

Something in the air: Three men have been found naked by Wellington police within three days.

Flotilla targets 'nuclear highway': New Zealand and Australian protest boats were today trying to intercept a British ship carrying a new plutonium shipment to Japan.

Inside headlines
- Debate over pylon-cancer link;
- Beastiality website complaint;
- No need for hard hats when Mir falls;
- Kelburn woman aims to get in on ACT;
- Beach-building bill blows out to 6m;
- Radio NZ prepares to air new programmes;
- Tonights the night for the great Kiwi snapshot;
- Capital region 'dry as a chip';
- Arrest of burgarly suspects rockets

Sports lead
Pakistan in disarray: New Zealand cricket coach David Trist is warning against writing off Pakistan first test prospects despite the tourists sinking into further disarray last night with three senior players to return home under clouds.

Editorial: State Housing system woefully distorted

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