The Dominion leads with a report that that a woman whose claim that she was raped by a serial sex attacker, Peter Howse , was rejected by a jury has been told by police that a DNA re-test show it is a 3000 million to one certainty that he was the man.
The front page photo shows pop band True-Bliss.
On other stories on the front page:
ECSTASY - The Customs Service has seized nearly as much of the drug ecstasy in the past six weeks as it has in the past three years.
NZQA Woes - THE NZQA is said to have run up a travel bill of up $200,000 flying staff to work in Wellington.
HIP SLIP - A surgeon at a private hospital replaced the wrong hip joint of an elderly Auckland man.
WTO - The paper reports that Mike Moore may come back for an APEC meeting to lobby in his hunt for the top job at the World Trade Organisation.
POWER REGULATION - ACT has reiterated that it will not support price control on line companies.
FAMILY VALUES - Jenny Shipley says parents must take responsibility for wayward teenagers.
IRD CLAIMS - The man who claimed he was driven to bankruptcy by the IRD and then wrote the book 'Be Very Afraid' has come under attack himself by MPs in a select committee inquiry into practices of the Department.
CLEAR - British Telecom to buy up all of Clear Communications.
RETAIL - James Weir writes in a column that cold weather is forcing people into shops and retailers are smiling as business booms. He says warehouse retailer Cost U Less looks to be an interesting rival for The Warehouse, but in general retailers are not looking forward to the approaching election.
DOLLAR DOWN - A worse
than expected current account deficit lead to a fall in the