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.
Lashlie firing went too