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Vietnam Vets Recognised - New Governor General - US/China Diplomatic Standoff - Educated Mums

- VIETNAM VETS RECOGNISED: New Zealand’s Vietnam War veterans got the promise they have waited 30 years for yesterday – special government recognition.

- NEW GOVERNOR GENERAL: Dame Sylvia Cartwright was sworn in Yesterday as the 18th governor-general, and probably will be the last dame or knight to represent the Queen in New Zealand.

- US/CHINA DIPLOMATIC STANDOFF: China hinted yesterday that it might put the crew of an American spy plane on trial as tension grew over the seizure of the aircraft.

- EDUCATED MUMS: A well-educated mother can mean the difference between a 10-year-old passing or failing at school, new research for the Education Ministry reveals.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Air crew at risk, says letter;
- Restructuring blamed for Government not consulting;
- Jane Clifton About The House: Mallard’s maths magic;
- Public Trust in super fund bid;
- Defence policy under attack again.

Editorial: Marketing a myth.

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