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WOMAN ATTACKED: A 92 year old woman was attacked in her Gisborne home yesterday.

WTO COMPROMISE: Mike Moore and Dr Supachai look set to split the job as head of the WTO, allowing each man three years in the job.

PRISON FENCE: The fence around Paremoremo Prison is not meant to stop prisoners escaping, but just to slow them down on their way out, according to Corrections Department Chief Executive Mark Byers.

POTTER JAILED: Bert Potter is back in jail after refusing to leave the Centrepoint Commune.

GLASSES FOR KIDS: Long sighted Max Davenport-Brown will be one of the first children to receive subsidised glasses under a new Government initiative today.

DOCTOR GUILTY: Havelock North Doctor Colin Wakefield was found guilty yesterday of conduct unbecoming of a doctor after taking the temperature of a woman’s leg with his lips.

SCHIERS: Tuariki Delamere told a Select Committee hearing yesterday that the Schiers used all possible tactics to avoid deportation.

APEC: Ministers are upbeat about APEC talks while businesses remain sceptical.

TIMOR: Don McKinnon cannot guarantee the safety of New Zealanders involved with the United Nations in East Timor.

TAX CUT: The tax cut package being worked on by Treasurer Bill English is likely to cost less than $500 000 to implement according to government sources.

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