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AUCKLAND POLLUTION: The Herald leads today with a report that Auckland has become the big smoke in more ways than one: the country's largest city yesterday received its worst air-pollution report in years.

BIG SNOW: The front-page photo shows an Aucklander on the road to Turoa ski-field yesterday with a snowman.

Also on the front page:

- YOUNG INDIAN WOMAN TO BE DEPORTED: a report that a young Fiji Indian woman is to be deported after Waikato Hospital told her relatives she had an abortion and they withdrew their sponsorship;

- EMPLOYMENT: a report that up to 40 per cent of the mature labour force will be forced out of full-time work early next millennium, says a new study conducted by on of New Zealand's leading historians;

- TE REO: a report that providing translations of Maori and English at Parliament would cost less than Work and Income NZ spent on "flying from A to B and back again," says Maori Affairs Minister Tau Henare.

Inside Political Headlines:

- WINZ workers attack leadership - letter spells out frustration with Rankin;
- Pair (Michael Cullen and Bill English) agree on sums but not the answers;
- Minister attacks Air New Zealand for London lapse;

HOUSING: The editorial discusses the findings of a report into Glen Innes state housing.

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