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PM offers peace pipe to Samuels - Rescuers examine crippled nuke sub - Yawngate - Knit one, purl one, vote one - Poole close to top of salary tree - Inside Headlines - Sportslead - Editorial


PM offers peace pipe to Samuels: Prime Minister Helen Clark wants to make peace with fired Maori Affairs Minister Dover Samuels, saying he should be left to get on with his life as an MP.

Rescuers examine crippled nuke sub: Russian naval teams today examined a crippled nuclear submarine with more 100 sailors on board, lying at the bottom of the sea in the Artic circle.

Yawngate: The front page pic shows a BLACKED OUT SPACE WITH A 'CENSORED' stamp to represent the picture of a yawning MP which saw Post snapper barred from Parliament.

Knit one, purl one, vote one: The Joanne Black column is a satirical look at sights you see when cameras are banned.

Poole close to top of salary tree: The $110,000 pay rise awarded to Wellington City Council chief executive Gary Poole cements his place as the second highest paid city council boss in the country.

Inside headlines:

- Te Puni Kokiri head to stand down;
- ERB marathon;
- Social worker exodus worries Government;
- Citiops blamed for coast eyesore;
- Truck crash unleashes toxic mix of chemicals;
- Enough winebox evidence;
- Flogging essay earns student $1000;
- Govt seeks all-purpose Treaty clause for legislation;
- No extra grief compo - High Court ruling;
- White frost nips whitebaiters;
- Waikanae to lose tip;
- Pay pressure on hospital

Sports lead:

Beware Bok backlash: Former Springbok coach Ian McIntosh believes the All Blacks will struggle to win Sunday morning's Tri-Nations rugby test against South Africa in Johannesburg.

Editorial: We say: Parliament's being precious.


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