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Red tape chokes health complaints - Searching for Atlantis in Petone - Sheep alaughtered to music in name of art - Kiwi sees nightmare acid attack - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial

Red tapes chokes health complaints: Patients wanting to formally complain about doctors or other health professionals must deal with up to 14 agencies in a system that is cumbersome, costly and confusing, a new report says.

Searching for Atlantis in Petone: It's all cameras and action at the former Petone College.

Sheep slaughtered to music in the name of art: An exhibition opening in the Captital tomorrow includes a 15-minute video of a sheep having it's throat cut, cut, being skinned and dismembered, all accompanied by electronic dance music.

Kiwi sees nightmare acid attack: A Lower Hutt man who saw skin drop off the faces of pub patrons after an acid attack in a London bar, says the experience will live with him for the rest of his life.

Inside headlines
- Heat on Hunt for response;
- Free dental care for all under-18s;
- Family register option explored for government jobs;
- Monteith's talks off for now;
- Semen sample may be clue;
- Mallard adds marks to student grades plan;
- Commuter rail services safe - PM;
- Fraud inspectors to give no warning;
- Photo licence claim irrational - judge;
- Pig swill fears could force law change;
- Capital cop to Pitcairn

Sports lead
Golden gift not enough for Waller: Big lock Dion Waller hopes his 50th rugby match for the Hurricanes on Saturday will be a cause for celebration for the whole team, and for a changed approach.

Editorial: Much to contemplate amongst transport woes

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