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Sunday Star Times

MPS PAY ROW: The Sunday Star Times leads today with a report that MPs should be given a pay rise so more lawyers are lured into Parliament, says Attorney General Sir Douglas Graham. His comments have sparked outrage among other MPs.

FATTY FOOD: The front page photo shows celebrity cook Jo Seagar smiling. A report says that she is hot water with dietitians, who say, her "real food for real people" is too fatty.

Also on the front page:

- DANYON LOADER: a report that New Zealand's greatest swimmer Danyon Loader is back at the pool, testing his desire to compete at the Sydney Olympics next year;

- ALL BLACK PLANE: a report that Air New Zealand says it is under increasing pressure to paint one of its Bpeing 747s black to carry the All Blacks to the World Cup;


- WAIMAKARIRI SUCCESSION: a report that Clayton Cosgrove has been selected to succeed Mike Moore for the Labour Party in the Waimakariri seat;

- WINEBOX: a report that NZ First leader Winston Peters returned to Tauranga a hero yesterday, signaling his Winebox fight could be over;

- CINEMA MERGER: a report that a planned merger between Village Force and Hoyts has been put on hold after objections were raised by the Commerce Commission;

- TED TURNER: a report that Ted Turner is tipped to come to the America's Cup yacht regatta;

- MAGAZINE CIRCULATIONS: a report that magazine circulation figures are bouncing back;

TIMBERLANDS: The editorial asks whether the Timberlands saga is a case of dirty tricks or just another day in PR.


- On the front of focus Phil Taylor talks to two candidates vying for the Hauraki electorate, Syd Jackson and John Tamihere;

- Anthony Hubbard tries to find the wood among the trees;

- Ian Templeton talks about a brighter future;

- Jane Kelsey and Ralph Norris argue the benefits of APEC;

- and Frank Haden rails against "patronising" Maori only scholarships

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