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207 Quake Risks Named: Popular cafes,restaurants and hotels are among buildings considered earthquake risks by Wellington City Council.

Rugby fever hits Embassy: Wellington's gone rugby mad - the Embassy theatre yesterday sold all tickets to it's big screen showing of this Saturday's test.

Life savings gone on life-saving operation: The front page pic shows Frank and Joyce Julius who were forced to pay $16,000 for life-saving surgery after being twice being turned away by Wellington Hospital.

No more, begs Hine's relative: A relative of the murdered Waiarapa toddler has issued an emotional plea for her whanau to stop the violence.

Inside Headlines:

- Team to shield Todd from "prying media";
- Health Bill causes split in Labour;
- Greens betrayed low-paid - NZ First;
- Employers, unions may find it hard to heed Brash call;
- Family describes impact of rail death;
- Fire Service drops PR firm, signs up Saatchi;
- Low spectrum bids undercut Maori trust;
- Foster parents shy away from 'challenging teens';
- CYFS abuse service funds to be cut;
- DJ gets in NZ ON Air job;
- Court action threatens sale;
- Hip-swingers off to Florida;
- Arms offenders likened to British nail bomber;
- Health reforms may see 31 jobs go;
- Tertiary co-operation need;
- New scooters will be larger, faster.

Sports lead: All Blacks move into top gear: The All Blacks used the Taranaki NPC team as a guinea pig at Massey University yesterday, practicing new move before Saturday's test.

Editorial - Amended Bill won't restore confidence.


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