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The Evening Post

BURGLARIES: Only one in 11 burglaries is being solved in the Wellington region.

ANSETT SICKNESS: Ansett New Zealand were in chaos today after a string of pilots called in sick, forcing the airline to cancel 50 flights.

AIR NZ RAT: A woman flying Air New Zealand business class will be offered compensation after a rat was discovered sitting in her lap.

LAB RESCUED: The Wellington RSPCA pulled a shaken 12 year old labrador to safety yesterday after it perched precariously on a ledge in the Hutt Hills.

St PATS PRINCIPAL FIRED: The principal of St Patrick’s School, Paraparaumu, has been fired by the board after a long-running dispute which has split the school. He will challenge the decision.

CULLEN PEPPERED: Christian Cullen got peppered with questions when he went to Kimi Ora school in Thorndon yesterday.

POST CHANGE: The Post has changed its Share Tables to an alphabetical format.

LOTTERY COMMISSION: Acting State Service Minister slammed the State Services Commissioner Michael Wintringham yesterday for failing to let him know of the $400,000 salary paid to the Head of the Lotteries Commission David Bale.



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