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Fraudulent Bond Scheme – Bunkle Bemoaning – No More Infomercials – US/China Standoff – Jane Clifton About The House

- FRAUDULENT BOND SCHEME: A Wanganui man is travelling around New Zealand inviting farmers to invest money in an American “gold-backed railroad bond” scheme that the Serious Fraud Office and the United States Treasury say is fraudulent.

BUNKLE BEMOANING: Spurned Alliance MP Phillida Bunkle is bemoaning her treatment as she begins an indefinite sentence in the Government back benches.

- NO MORE INFOMERCIALS: TV1 is phasing out infomercials.

- US/CHINA STANDOFF: The 24 crew of a US spy plane spent their third day in captivity on Chinese soil yesterday as the diplomatic standoff dragged on.

- JANE CLIFTON ABOUT THE HOUSE: To most parents, NCEA stands not for National Certificate in Educational Achievement buy for No-one Comprehends the Eternal Arithmetic.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Clark ducking message – Hensley;
- Goff ‘optimistic’ after US talks;
- Broadcasting tax plans ditched;
- Staff can’t share in air points perk;
- Initial report found enrolment fault;
- Horse lets King down.

Editorial: Don’t gamble with defence.


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