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GOVT: The new coalition government will probably have a coalition agreement signed by Monday – only nine days after the election.

ANSETT: Ansett NZ is cancelling all flights from 6pm on December 31 till the morning of January 2 due to unprecedented low demand.

OOS: A district court judge has real concern over a meeting between doctors designed to provide a policy by which claims for occupational overuse syndrome could be rejected.

CONTACT: Contact Energy has confirmed it paid $3.66 million to chief executive Paul Anthony in the past financial year.

IRD: The IRD is stepping up efforts to tax sex workers.

BREATH TESTERS: New Zealand’s best alcohol breath testers may be removed from service as a wrangle looms between forensic scientists, the courts and the firms that make them.

GREENS: The Greens say they are getting the cold shoulder from Labour and the Alliance.

NATS: The National Party caucus endorsed the leaders of the National Party at a meeting yesterday.

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