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Urban Maori and Fish - Susan Burdette Murder Appeal - Social Assistance - Police Select Committee Report - Chechnya - New Money

URBAN MAORI AND FISH: Two of the driving forces behind the Urban Maori challenge to the asset allocation model proposed by the Maori Fisheris commission is disappointed at a two-one split Court of Appeal decision to dismiss an appeal against a High Court decision on the allocation of fisheries assets.

SUSAN BURDETTE MURDER: The Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial for Teina Poura for the murder of Susan Burdette.

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE: A government ordered ban on social assistance to people with gang affiliations is criticised by social assistance agencies.

POLICE SELECT COMMITTEE REPORT: Police emergency 111 services and the INCIS project have been strongly criticised in a Select Committee report out today.

CHECHNYA: Russia is pushing on with its military campaign in Chechnya. Chechen capital Grozny is now within range and is surrounded by Russian forces. Officials warn a humanitar

NEW MONEY: Two new plastic notes are being issued today for five and twenty dollar denominations. The new notes will last a lot longer. A polymer $50 note will be issued next year.

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