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The Dominion

The Dominion leads with a report on the former Christchurch Deputy Mayor and doctor Morgan Fahey being charged with rape, sexual violation and indecent assault.

The photo story shows a child dressed up as an All Black saying he was a ring-in for Tana Umaga. The accompanying text tells of the build-up to the Rugby Test against South Africa today in Dunedin.

The Dominion reports that a Marlborough farmer who plans to lead a tractor protest at the APEC leaders meeting says that police have told him he will be locked up for the duration of the meeting.

Also on the front page:

The Treasurer, Bill English, is warning that anyone expecting big tax cuts to put extra money in their pockets will be disappointed. He says the country does not have the capacity to fund it at present, but National still favours cuts.

Two United States Air Force planes were set to leave Christchurch overnight on a mercy dash to the Antarctica.


National's top brass opened their "do or die" party conference yesterday.

US Ambassador Josiah Beeman has become the head of the diplomatic corps as he now the longest serving ambassador following the departure of Mexico's Jose Caballcro- Bazan

Demands for the return of Paraparaumu Airport could have wider implications for the 28 Crown owned airports

Australia's military build up in Darwin is worrying Indonesia

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