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Stabbing – Flax-fur Fibre – Border Fines – Post Squabble

STABBING: Horrified flatmates saw a young couple stabbed to death in their suburban Wellington kitchen early yesterday.

FLAX-FUR FIBRE: A unique New Zealand fabric – a weave of possum fur and flax fibre – is being developed with the aim of creating a New Zealand wide Maori cottage industry.

BORDER FINES: The Government has reaped almost $40,000 in the first week of a scheme that slaps a $200 instant fine on anybody bringing prohibited foods and plants into New Zealand.

POST SQUABBLE: A squabble between board members at NZ Post needed to be resolved in-house, State Owned Enterprises Minister Mark Burton said yesterday.

Inside Political Headlines:
- The deputy head swishes his cane before next term;
- Irregularities being dealt with – NZ Post;
- Four legged friend gets church funeral;
- Border to close soy sauce imports;
- Gosche supports proposal to change give-way road rule;
- NZ will not be offering home to Bulger killers, says Goff.

Editorial: National’s sorry state.

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