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Celia Lashlie – SES Chair – Jane Clifton About The House – D’Audney Hospitalised

- CELIA LASHLIE: Dumped specialist education manager Celia Lashlie will get $8500 a month to return to work in Nelson schools.

- SES CHAIR: Doug Martin, a key former adviser to National Party leader Jenny Shipley has been appointed chairman of Specialist Education Services.

- JANE CLIFTON ABOUT THE HOUSE: After umpteen days of the Opposition harping on about the Yelish case, Attorney General Margaret Wilson yesterday became a little … yellish.

- D’AUDNEY HOSPITALISED: Television reader Angela D’Audney has been admitted to an Auckland hospital after being diagnosed with a brain tumour.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Police probe ‘bad blood’ complaints;
- Bounced cheques sent in error, says Inland Revenue;
- Giant theme park seen as tourist lure;
- Watchdog seeks greater powers;
- Whitianga explanation wanted;
- Huts to replace tents for East Timor troops.

Editorial: Which course will Cullen set?

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