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Dairy Prices – Hospital Bosses – Tax Review – Soy Sauce

DAIRY PRICES: The price of butter and cheese is about to rise sharply and the cost of milk is to rise for the third time in less than a year.

HOSPITAL BOSSES: Defiant hospital bosses are disregarding a demand by State Services Minister Trevor Mallard that they come clean over their pay rises and bonuses.

TAX REVIEW: The Government insists an independent panel will finish its review of the tax system, despite Finance Minister Michael Cullen ruling out yesterday its most controversial idea of taxing family homes.

SOY SAUCE: The Director General of Health is warning the public to avoid eating products containing soy sauce, after a British survey found some brands could cause cancer.

Inside Political headlines:
- Stalemate of the Titans;
- Jane Clifton About The House: Haere mai welcome to splendour;
- Horomia not amused by crack about muskets;
- Power ad prompts Burton warning;
- Drug battle being lost – police;
- High Commission a first for Niue;
- Student’s evolution study rewarded.

Editorial: Hara-kiri house tax.

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