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West Coast Tourism Plan "Tacky" – Ballet - Police Pay Rise - Queensland Floods – Cloning - Parsnip

WEST COAST TOURISM PLAN "TACKY" a plan by Saatchi and Saatchi to promote the West Coast by hiding a $1M goal nugget has been as tacky by critics, who say the money would be better spent developing toilets and Signage, walks and rubbish.

BALLET The Royal New Zealand Ballet played in Akaroa yesterday.

POLICE PAY RISE Police Minister George Hawkins is to injec $15.75 million into the police, mostly to be used for police pay rises.

QUEENSLAND FLOODS A second life has been taken by floods in Queensland.

CLONING New Zealand's lack of baby cloning law has sparked concern following an announcement that American and Italian doctors are close to cloning.

PARSNIP An English gardener is to be in the Guinness Book of Records for having the worlds largest parsnip.

Inside political stories
- Cullen in call to modify GE view
- New plans for gun authority
- Followers of Douglas win ACT roles

Editorial: Clouds on the horizon
Sport: Massive task ahead of Black Caps
World: Cloning plan draw fire

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