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Rail Buy-Back - Deputy Appointed - Digital League - Property Relationships Bill - Jane Clifton About The House

- RAIL BUY-BACK: The Government my try to buy back the lease of all 3904 kilometres of rail corridors in New Zealand for which Tranz Rail pays $1 a year under a deal that expires in 2070.

- DEPUTY APPOINTED: New Zealand’s first civilian deputy police commissioner, acting chief of archives Lyn Provost, was appointed yesterday.

- DIGITAL LEAGUE: The Australian National Rugby League should have kicked anus prober John Hopoate out of the game, former New Zealand coach Graham Lowe said last night.

- PROPERTY RELATIONSHIPS BILL: The Property Relationships Bill was passed by Parliament last night.

- JANE CLIFTON ABOUT THE HOUSE: Speaker Jonathan Hunt had cause yesterday to revise the affectionate nickname by which he has been known for three decades.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Advice blame upsets Quotable Value;
- Hunt sorry for ‘impression’;
- MP’s secrecy preserved;
- US change stance on global warming;
- Overstayer amnesty ends today;
- More Kiwi vets join crisis team.

Editorial: Getting away with murder.

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