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Lundy Murders – Mecca Supreme – Activist Arrested – Super Accord – Hutt Smog

LUNDY MURDERS: Mark Lundy donned a blonde curly wig in a bid to escape detection as he ran from his home after brutally bashing to death his wife and daughter, the crown prosecutor told a court hearing in Palmerston North yesterday.

MECCA SUPREME: The Pizza Haven company is investigating a complaint by a Muslim family who want to be flown to Mecca after they said they found bacon in a vegetarian pizza.

ACTIVIST ARRESTED: A New Zealand Greenpeace activist arrested at the Kwajalein missile range 48 hours before Sunday’s United States missile defence system test, will have two weeks to prepare a case against deportation from the Marshall Islands.

SUPER ACCORD: Every party in Parliament except for ACT NZ is signing up to maintain existing pension rates – the closest this Parliament is likely to get to a new superannuation accord.

HUT SMOG: It may look pretty, by the Hutt Valley’s recent smog problems are hazardous to people’s health according to medical experts.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Government sells sea-lift ‘lemon’ at $13m loss;
- Reformers back planned review of drinking age;
- MPs reply to question of how they would vote;
- Aging white male image to be thrown out of court;
- Sir Douglas appointed as JP;
- Ministers expect assurances at meeting with NZ Post board;
- Nostalgic Vanuatu visit sparks Roy into action;
- Air contract release move.

Editorial: Cameras for street safety.

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