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The Dominion

ECONOMY UNSUSTAINABLE: Finance Minister Michael Cullen says the economy is galloping forward at an unsustainable rate but is being troubled by a poorly performing export sector.

EARLY RELEASE: Corrections has freed 252 inmates early for Christmas. Under the Criminal Justice Act inmates due to be freed between December 15 and January 5 can be released early for Christmas.

CUP POSTER: America’s Cup Organisers have forbidden a church using the words ‘The America’s Cup’ in a charity fundraising poster.

IRD BOSS: IRD Boss Graham Holland has become the first public servant to leave office under the new government.

FERRIES: A strong swell and southerly winds stopped the Tranz Rail fast ferries sailing yesterday.

CHIMP ART: Jodi the chimp is painting in the front page photo. Her art is being sold at an exhibition at Wellington zoo on Saturday.

WOMAN’S WORK: The Ministry of Women’s Affairs has spent $2 million on a survey which shows women spend twice as long as men on household work and three times as much looking after others in the home.

BAKERY JOBS: Staff at Christchurch baking company Ernest Adams were told yesterday that 110 jobs will go in May next year when the old plant closes.

TIMBER: The government confirmed yesterday that Timberlands signed big native logging contracts the day before Labour announced their policy committing to end native logging.


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