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UNEMPLOYMENT FALLS: The Dominion leads today with the Government hailing a fall in unemployment as a vindication of its policies, while economists warn of a sharp surge in unemployment over the next three months.

ALL BLACKS: Wives and girlfriends of the All Blacks have been brought to Wellington for tomorrow’s Bledisloe Cup game against Australia.

JONAH LOMU: A Wellington designer has accused Jonah Lomu’s manager of being petty for demanding the removal of a drawing of Lomu used in a Bledisloe Cup competition.

ERB: Political Columnist Jane Clifton says the Government’s reasoning for using a fridge magnet to defend its new employment relations law remains obscure, despite a thorough going over in Parliament.

MARK TODD: Sports Minister Trevor Mallard is satisfied allegations of drug taking against Mark Todd will not cause him to lose his medal at next month’s Olympic Games.

Inside Political Headlines:

-Tamihere changes mind over health bill;
-Boxing on: Peters resumes hostilities with SFO;
-With a grin and some charm new helmsman has a talkfest;
-Hunt a convert to MMP vote system.

EDITORIAL: Tax inquiry a political sop.

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