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EDITORIAL: Fashion Shows.

UPFRONT: Actor Ashleigh Seagar talks with Philip Matthews.

POLITICS: WINZ Some Lose Some. “Most people probably have trouble keeping up with the new acronyms generated by the every-morphing public service…”

MIDDLE CLASS BURDEN: “According to official statistics, they’re well off. According to their bank statements they’re just scraping by each week. Whatever happened to the great middle class and its dreams?”

THE PRICE OF FAME: “The scandal engulfing Australia’s richest radio broadcaster shines the spotlight on media and marketing ethics in general.”

GONE BUSH: “New Zealand’s national symbol is closer to extinction than previously thought. Can we save the Kiwi?”

BLUES BROTHERS: “The makers of a weird but celebrated documentary offer hope for the genre beyond TV.”

SHARE AND SHARE ALIKE: “Labour’s proposed and long overdue reform of our takeovers and insider trading regulations will meet entrenched opposition from powerful lobby groups.”

THE SILENT DEATH: “Iraq is yesterday’s news but, while Saddam remains entrenched, sanctions are destroying the innocent.”

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