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Health Tax – May Day Manners Mall – Back In Saddle – Qantas In NZ – Racist Mail

- HEALTH TAX: The Government is considering a dedicated health tax as it seeks to end the row over tens of thousands of low-income workers missing out on subsidised health care.

- MAY DAY MANNERS MALL: bout 200 anti-capitalism protesters forced the closure of outlets of corporate giants Star Mart, KFC and McDonalds in central Wellington yesterday.

- BACK IN SADDLE: Foreign Affairs deputy secretary John Wood is to return to the United States in a rare repeat posting as ambassador, replacing former PM Jim Bolger.

- QANTAS IN NZ: Qantas Airways’ NZ domestic services will be a shadow of those offered by its defunct franchise holder, Tasman Pacific.

- RACIST MAIL: The editor of a Jewish newspaper was “sickened” to receive mail with a swastika and derogatory references to Jews scrawled on it.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Inquiry into whistleblower sacking;
- Jane Clifton About The House: Government in total denial;
- TVNZ Charter: no change till next July;
- Minister wants MPs grooving to a Kiwi beat;
- Union man gets key Labour job.

Editorial: Lashlie firing went too far.

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