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Travelling Kaumatuas – Crowe And Kidman – Murdoch Found – Punishment Quashed

TRAVELLING KAUMATUAS: Four kaumatua travel at taxpayer expense to the opening of every new embassy office overseas, where they conduct ceremonies that have been attacked as “religious hocus-pocus” by ACT NZ MP Rodney Hide.

CROWE AND KIDMAN: Film stars Russell Crowe and Nicole Kidman were holidaying on the same resort island in Fiji, sources said yesterday.

MURDOCH FOUND: Disgraced former all black Keith Murdoch was found yesterday by police at a remote Northern Territory cattle station.

PUNISDHMENT QUASHED: A prisoner who tested positive for heroin and who was denied legal aid during a disciplinary hearing has been awarded $10,000 costs and had his punishment quashed by the Court of Appeal.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Dougherty report cost more than $100,000;
- Ban alcohol advertising, say greens;
- Growers say support boosted in Enza battle;
- Government line points to likely Ansett sale;
- Droughts, floods, new diseases in predictions;
- Option on property law available soon;
- Call for more time for tax submissions.

Editorial: The high cost of justice.

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