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The Dominion

WINEBOX: The Dominion leads today with a report that NZ First leader Winston Peters is calling on the Government tyo re-open the Winebox inquiry after the High Court at Auckland overturned key findings by Winebox commissioner Sir Ronald Davison.

BALLET: The front-page photo shows Royal New Zealand ballet dancers in a range of different costumes at a fundraiser at Government House on Saturday.

Also on the front page:

- TURKISH QUAKE: a report that Authorities in Turkey are abandoning many of their searches for survivors and turning to the difficult task of clearing away the decaying remains of the dead and finding shelter for the hundreds of thousands of people left homeless by last Tuesday’s massive earthquake.

- DEFENCE UNIFORMS: a report that New Zealand’s defence forces might as well have Australian flags on their uniforms and be taught to sign Advance Australia Fair, Green Party defence spokesman Keith Locke said yesterday;

- CRICKET: a report that the New Zealand cricketers beat England by 83 ns to win the fourth test and the series 2-1 at The Oval in London early today (New Zealand time).

- STADIUM: a report that the doors of Wellington’s new WestpacTrust Stadium are to open to the public on January 2.

- SNOW: A report that Whakapapa skifield is about to open its upper slopes for the first time this season.

Inside Political Headlines:

- Political Houdini out of the Winebox and into the limelight;
- Plum role tipped for Goff should Labour win;
- Derek Quigley to decide on future;
- Alliance sets up hi-tech campaign;
- Clinton alone (Chelsea and Hillary aren’t coming to APEC)
- Moore touts ‘Beagle Boy’ Cosgrove as future leader.

QUEENMAKER: The editorial discusses Winston Peters likely role as Queenmaker after the coming election.

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