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HOSPITAL SERVICES FACE AXE: National Women’s says it may have to axe vital services in light of a decision to lift a limit on payments to a private Auckland maternity company.

WINZ CEO: Christine Rankin’s job as the chief executive of WINZ is on the line as the government triggers an investigation into her role in the flight charter saga.

KIWI FREED; A New Zealand Red Cross worker has been freed after being held hostage in Russia for two months.

TOURISM OTARA: The push is on to turn Otara into a tourism destination.

NZ FIRST SHUNNED: Act has said it would consider triggering another election than be in a coalition involving NZ First. The Alliance has said it too does not not want NZ First in a coalition they are involved in.

GANG FENCE SMASHED: Police in Christchurch yesterday demolished a 2.3 metre high gang fence around the Highway 61 HQ.

TOP COP SPLITS: Police Commissioner Peter Doone has seperated from his wife.

DRIVER: A driver of a stolen car who killed a Hamilton woman had a long history of road crime.

ASSASSINATION: Police investigating a ministerial assassination have imposed a news blackout on the case.

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