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ETHNIC CLEANSING: Martial law has failed to bring an end to ethnic cleansing in East Timor as world pressure mounted for a peacekeeping force to end the killing.

MENINGITIS: Spring has brought a surge in the deadly meningococcal meningitis. Twenty five cases were reported last week, the most for any week this year.

TROOPS READY: Kiwi troops are ready to leave for East Timor as part of a UN force in two weeks but the government is hoping a meeting of world heavyweights in Auckland will help end the bloodshed.

DON BRASH EARNS $485,000: Reserve Bank governor Don Brash has revealed he earns a salary package of $485,000.

IR POLICY: Labour is including termination provisions in its Employment Relations Act to stop emplyers circumnavigating its industrial relations policy by negotiating long term contracts with staff.

TARANAKI IWI AGREEMENT: Treaty Negotiations Minister Sir Doug Graham and the Ngati Ruanui iwi brought the first of the Taranaki land settlements to a heads of agreement in parliament yesterday.

COMMISSION SHIFTS FOCUS:The State Services Commission will have to anticipate the future requirements of the public service and advise Ministers on achieving them, commissioner Michael Wintringham says.

BUGGING: A close friend of a senior Labour Party member had been questioned by police about illegal bugging of Aotearoa Television Network directors, Tukoroirangi Morgan alleged in Parliament yesterday.

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