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TIMOR: Kiwi troops to arrive in Dili are unsure of what reception they can expect from the Indonesian militia amid reports that the militia are planning a guerilla war against the UN.

LEARNER: A learner driver sitting his license crashed his car into another, injuring the examiner and writing off the car in Palmerston North.

PETROL: The latest rise in petrol prices from Shell means motorists with big cars are paying $10 more to fill their cars than they were three months ago.

TEETH: Scientists say they may soon be able to grow human teeth.

ARATERE: Passengers on the inter-island ferry Aratere were told to go to emergency stations and put on lifejackets when smoke was discovered near the engine room yesterday morning. The fault was fixed and the ferry finished the journey.

TAX: The Alliance released its tax policy yesterday, promising – like Labour – to hold current tax rates for those earning under $60,000.

HOUSING: Te Puni Kokiri chief executive Ngatata Love has been reprimanded over a Maori housing project that has gone wrong.

MMP: Labour leader Helen Clark is promising referendums on ending MMP if a parliamentary review finds a strong mood for change.


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