Tax Avoidance – Frost – Copter Crash – Cornell Popular – Tourist Prices – Phone Tapping
- TAX AVOIDANCE: Inland Revenue investigators expect to dig up several hundred million dollars on unpaid tax hidden by companies through complex evasion schemes and other “aggressive” tax arrangements.
- FROST: Frost hit most places in the central and lower North Island during Queen’s Birthday weekend.
- COPTER CRASH: Three men died in a helicopter crash near Taumaranui in the King Country yesterday.
- CORNELL POPULAR: The organiser of an adult lifestyle exhibition said hits on its website went “ballistic” after news that NZ beauty queen Karlena Cornell took part in a striptease contest.
- TOURIST PRICES: New Zealanders face being priced out of taking domestic holidays and having to pay higher prices in bars and restaurants between January and March, as the Hospitality Association pushes for higher prices.
- PHONE TAPPING: The Corrections Department expects to introduce a new technology to tap inmates’ phones calls by August, a year later than initially planned.
Inside Political Headlines:
- Peters gets opportunity to step back into the super limelight;
- Britain knew of nuke test risks – secret papers;
- Goff raises human rights concerns in Tibet;
- Labour urged to stand aside in Maori seat;
- Jackson goes on attack over Lee’s performance;
- Mayors missing point – MP.
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