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DEBATE: The first leaders debate was won narrowly by Helen Clark according to a panel of experts.

TELECOM: Tens of thousands of dollars worth in cheques to Telecom were found dumped at Christchurch tip yesterday.

CCH SUED: Parents are suing Capital Coast Health, claiming they were told their baby was dead when it was still alive. The parents say this was just one mistake in a series that proceeded the death of their daughter.

SMOKING: Kiwis are smoking a third less than they were before advertising bans kicked in in 1990, statistics show.

LINE: A 23 kilometer accidental road marking will cost the company who caused it $17,000 and 10 days to erase.

EMPLOYERS: Employers are flouting the law on the provision of lieu days for staff who work on public holidays.

POLICE: Labour confirmed it would use volunteer uniformed police officers to back up paid police working alone in the provinces.

HEALTH: Health Minister Wyatt Creech said the provinces didn’t want or need more hospitals after the launch of the Alliance’s health policy yesterday.

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