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F-16 ‘DEAL’ – The government’s deal to lease fighter jets from the US is expected to cost many millions more than expected.

HILLARY HAIRCUT: Sir Edmund Hillary has his hair cut by his wife.

SUSPENSIONS: Twenty seven boys have been suspended from Christchurch’s St Bede’s College for bullying, including dropping younger boys on their heads.

MEHRTENS: All Black Andrew Mehrtens feared the crowd reaction on Saturday night as he kicked nine penalties and one conversion for a new world record.

GANG WAR: A mongrel mob member shot himself in the leg as a gang war escalates in Gisborne.

POLITICAL WEEK WITH NICK VENTER: Mission Impossible For The Super 2000 Taskforce.

JANDAL WEARERS: Social Welfare staff used to be a bunch of “jandal wearing, Bermuda shorts individuals” but the new WINZ staff are not according to the Prime Minister.

SOCIAL SPENDING CONSTRAINED: National’s dollar on social spending for every dollar in tax cuts is only for the next three years, Bill English confessed yesterday.

KIWI DETERMINATION: A new budget trans-Tasman airline is to be launched today by failed Kiwi Air boss Ewan Wilson.

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