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Scrapie Sabotage – Kiwi Roast – Mir Station – Tourism Stretched – Drink Driving

- SCRAPIE SABOTAGE: Agriculture Minister Jim Sutton believes commercial sabotage was behind the publication of a pamphlet issued by a German statutory body stating that New Zealand sheep were infected with the scrapie disease.

- KIWI ROAST: New Zealanders will only know they’ve saved the kiwi when there are enough for everyone’s dinner table, Australian sanctuary owner John Walmsley told the ACT party conference at the weekend.

- MIR STATION: The Japanese news media have been demanding to know what emergency preparations the New Zealand Government is taking in case the Russian Mir satellite crashes into Wellington.

- TOURISM STRETCHED: A record number of tourists in New Zealand has left operators stretched to the limits, many forced to tun business away.

- DRINK DRIVING: If you drink then drive you may not be a bloody idiot after all, says a scientist who says the well-known road safety slogan is wring.

Inside Political headlines:
- Charming Mr Fox needs to woo a lot of Maori voters;
- Sir Roger hands over to Judd;
- Repackaged policies likely to come;
- Labour still ahead, poll shows;
- State sector work code.

Editorial: Kiwis still free to drop a line.

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