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The Dominion

TOURISM BOARD: The Dominion leads today with a report that former Tourism Board directors Bryan Mogridge and Michael Wall will share a tax-free payment of up to $185,000 when they walk away form the tourism row.

POLICEMAN REMEMBERED: The front-page photo shows Police Commissioner Peter Doone comforting Clair Horton the partner of slain constable Murray Stretch at Porirua yesterday.

Also on the front page:

- NZ POST PAY: a report that NZ Post boss Elmar Toime is the highest paid employee of a government owned business,a 13 per cent salary taking is package to almost $620,000 a year;

- GOLDEN HANDSHAKE: a report that the CEO of New Zealand's biggest dairy company - Pryme Footner- got a golden handshake of between $1.1 million and $1.4 million when he left the job last month;

- SMOKING: a report that the ban on smoking in Wellington offices has increased the amount of time council workers spend removing cigarette butts from downtown footpaths;

- HIV CHARGES: a report that a 36-year-old man alleged to have had sex with a woman without telling her he had HIV was given interim name suppression when he appeared in Christchurch District Court yesterday;

Inside political headlines:

- WITNESS COMPENSATION: Family driven from home could be compensated;
- HOME INVASION: Home invasion definition tightened by minister;
- WTO: Moore's rival at the WTO gets assurance that Moore will be on sidelines at APEC;
- TAX CUTS: English differs from PM on tax cuts - opposition
- TOURISM: Tourism declared NZ's biggest export earner;
- DATA MATCHING: Data matching needs law changes;
- ANNUAL LEAVE: Alliance pledges to increase annual leave.

LINZ BLOWOUT: The editorial suggests it is time to end blowouts to Government computer projects following news of a LINZ blowout.

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