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Police Info Leak – Crusaders – Rescued Tramper – Fiji - Flash Cars – Inside Politics

POLICE INFO LEAK Police are in investigating an alleged information leak to gangs, with has resulted in one officer being sacked. The information allegedly leaked was said to have come from the Wanganui computer system that contains information on firearms owners.

CRUSADERS The Canterbury rugby team expects to whip up support amongst a home crowd by bring out the Canterbury Crusader horses.

RESCUED TRAMPER Harry Smith who lay injured for 14 days says that he began to lose hope of being found alive. He says he had mice for company and muesli for courage.

FIJI The interim Prime Minister of Fiji and his government have resigned.

FLASH CARS Cars over the value of $70,000 have been selling hot over January and February. Buyers tend to be the self employed, small business owners and professionals.

Inside political stories

- Report says no to licences for recreational sea fishing
- Roy takes aim at North Island pests
- Lay observer appointed to check judges

World: EU sets rules for livestock trading
Sport: Pitch a stickly wicket
Editorial: Fraying blue line




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