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CHEST TAPPING: Health bosses have been ordered to go back 15 years to search for brain damaged babies after the chest tapping inquiry found fault with the hospital and its staff.

WATSON TRIAL: Olivia Hope’s mother broke down in tears while giving evidence in the High Court yesterday, temporarily halting the trial.

WATCHDOG SWAMPED: The Commisioner for Children has been swamped from complaints from parents claiming schools are violating their childrens rights.

IRAQ ACCUSES Nzer: A New Zealand landmine removal expert has been accused of attempting to destroy crops and has been ordered out of the country.

SECRET CLINIC: A secret clinic for Thai sex workers in Auckland has dealt with up to 20 women at a time and at least one customer has been infected with the HIV virus.

SIS CASE: A landmark case against the SIS is to continue despite a ruling from the Court of Appeal which keeps key documents secret.

SEXUAL HARASSMENT: Employers of women in traditionally male jobs have been warned to take a very firm line on sexual harassment following the ordeal of a woman crew member on a fishing boat.

CHILDREN: The treatment of children is shaping up to be an election issue after the government yesterday defended its record on family abuse and neglect.

TAX CUTS: ACT and Labour have dismissed Treasurer Bill Englishs’ tax cut proposal as of little significance or merit.



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