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FLETCHER: The chairman of Fletcher Challenge has resigned over his breach of the company’s share trading policy.

ECONOMY: The economy grew by 2.3 per cent in the September quarter – the strongest growth in 15 years – but economists are urging caution.

REFUGEE: An illegal immigrant who was deported from NZ 10 days ago and vowed to return has returned.

STABBING: A third violent stabbing in two months in Lower Hutt yesterday has prompted the mayor and police to call for more police resources.

POT: An Alliance Press Secretary and a journalist have denied smoking cannabis in Parliament’s debating chamber during a press gallery party.

FACTORY: Workers at NZ’s only light bulb factory said goodbye last night as ZELMA plant closed after 60 years in Mirimar.

WHEELS: Police will get 215 new vehicles from March, the Police minister says.

ABORTION: More MPs favour liberalising abortion laws than oppose the move, a survey shows.

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