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The Sunday News

The Sunday News leads with a report on what Rachel Hunter is said to have told 'a friend' about her break up with Rod Stewart. The paper says she is sad, but it was the best thing for her children. The model is also said to have had second thoughts about the split, but the rock star said he was happy with Kimberley Heffner.

Also on the front page:

LOMU - The names Jonah, Lomu, Jonah Lomu and Jonah Tali Lomu have all been registered to protect the All Black's intellectual property rights.

INGHAMS - The Ingham twins have converted to Islam.

Inside:

NEO-NAZIS - There are concerns that white power gangs are adopting paramilitary tactics as their membership and organisations increase in size.

MAURI PACIFIC - Tau Henare is quoted as saying Mauri Pacific will stand candidates in 20-25 seats at the general election, including the six Maori seats.

HOME INVASION - In a column, Phil Goff talks about why he feels the Government's Home invasion legislation is inconsistent and shallow electioneering.

COLUMNS - Nick Smith writes about the IRD, Mike Moore is well, Mike Moore on information and genetic modification, George Balani writes on the IRD, Rana Waitai says the Labour party are 'woofters' on crime.

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