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The New Zealand Herald

WOMEN AND VIOLENCE: The NZ Herald leads today with a report that women abused by their husbands could be compelled to give evidence against them in court if the Government acts on a Law Commission recommendation. An accompanying story reports that forcing spouses to testify against each other could backfire, say women and lawyers.

MOORE'S FAREWELL: The front-page photo story shows an ebullient Mike Moore being given a send-off in Parliament yesterday evening. The report says Mike Moore's parliamentary career ended with a self-inflicted defeat yesterday as he tried to force a debate on our constitutional make-up, including whether we should become a republic.

Also on the front page:

- VIOLENCE: a report that frontline police in one of the most violent countries in the developed world are suffering serious psychological problems - the story links to a special report inside on the FIGHT AGAINST VIOLENCE;

- AMERICA'S CUP: a report that a crew from a television sports show has enraged an America's Cup challenger by breaking into its base and climbing over its boat;

Inside Headlines:

- Islands in danger as world gets warmer;
- Shipley attacks over tariff cuts;
- Beech logging gets Govt go-ahead - Ryall dodges details on job prospects;
- Teachers told what they know;
- Creative NZ head has no Nat ties;
- Tax expert: court got winebox right.

MENTAL HEALTH: The editorial talks about mental health.

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