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Paid Parental Leave – Psych Patient – Young Star – House Stormed

- PAID PARENTAL LEAVE: Thousands of part-time workers will get paid parental leave along with fulltime workers when the scheme begins on April 1 next year.

- PSYCH PATIENT: A psychiatric patient, whose illness has been blamed on the trauma of armed police strip-searching her as they hunted the killer of Constable Glenn McKibbin, was arrested for refusing to leave Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s grounds after being “kicked out” of the psychiatric unit at midnight.

- YOUNG STAR: Wellington girl Alicia Fulford stars in Rain, a surprise hit at Cannes, and is being talked about as the new Anna Paquin.

- HOUSE STORMED: Armed police stormed a house in Wellington’s inner city last night looking for people involved in the disappearance on a woman who may be the victim of foul play.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Slater’s cunning attempt at spin can’t hide National’s plight;
- Wellington backs Boag for president;
- Nuke ‘guinea pigs’ report for Burton;
- Waitai motion to scrap Maori seats defeated;
- National turns up heat on defence;
- Clark sands in Seoul to see Kim Dae-Jung;
- Poll finds Labour and Nats three points.

Editorial: Young people going to pot.

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