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Asylum Seeker – Soviet Advances – AB Honours – Daylight Savings – Ministerial Car

ASYLUM SEEKER: A Yemeni asylum seeker who escaped from one of Australia’s notorious refugee detention camps is living in New Zealand barely able to believe how welcome New Zealand has made him feel.

SOVIET ADVANCES: New Zealand was forced to rebuff Soviet advances at the height of the Anzus ship row in the 1980s, previously secret files have reveals.

AB HONOURS: All Black legends Colin Meads and Andy Leslie were among 42 people to receive honours yesterday.

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS: Daylight savings could be brought forward to the middle of next month to save electricity if the looming power crisis arrives, Energy Minister Pete Hodgson says.

MINISTERIAL CAR: Alliance leader Jim Anderton has defended his wife’s use of this ministerial self-drive car to campaign in Christchurch local body elections.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Pay up, Qantas NZ creditors demand;
- Jane Clifton: Question packed a good punch;
- Soberly dressed career bureaucrat to head ministry;
- US gave early warning on nuke policy;
- Last-minute talks on lamb tariffs.

Editorial: The high cost of coalition.

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