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Budget Blowout – Rankin File – Hurricanes Economy – Golden Sand

- BUDGET BLOWOUT: Cabinet ministers were kept in the dark about a Government spending blowout because Finance Minister Michael Cullen feared they would increase their budget bids if they knew about it.

- RANKIN FILE: The Government says an Employment Court instruction is keeping ministers’ mouths shut over the Christine Rankin case.

- HURRICANES ECONOMY: Tonight’s sold-out clash between the Hurricanes and the Chiefs at the WestpacTrust Stadium is expected to bring several million dollars into the city and bring one team closer to Super 12 victory.

- GOLDEN SAND: A proposal to dump more than $1.7 million worth of golden sand into three bays along Oriental Parade was submitted to the City Council yesterday.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Court unravels genetic cow trials;
- Jane Clifton About The House: Let’s do the Sub Judice Scuttle;
- Tobacco giant gets prime puff;
- Reassurance given;
- Grant money ‘siphoned off’.

Editorial: Bizarre card charade.

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