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The Dominion

Card Staff – Mana Coastguard – National Dogfight – Xena Auction

- CARD STAFF: More than 60 Community Services Card staff are moving into newly refurbished offices in downtown Wellington today, despite Government plans to abolish the card.

- MANA COASTGUARD: An admission that more than $25,000 of Mana Volunteer Coastguard funds has been used to pay two committee members sparked fury at the troubled unit’s special general meeting yesterday.

- NATIONAL DOGFIGHT: It’s official – there is a dogfight for the presidency of the National Party.

- XENA AUCTION: A sword once swung by Xena star Lucy Lawless fetched top dollar - $3600 – when eight years worth of television show props were swooped on by fans at auction in Auckland.

Inside Political Headlines:
- There’s no doubt who’s giving the orders on defence spending;
- Crunch time for NZ’s armed forces;
- Website shows picture of officer who shot Wallace;
- German president begins NZ visit;
- Take-up of special benefits less than 9pc.

Editorial: Cullen dents credibility.

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