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Power Prices – Expensive Renovations – Kiwi Cuvee – Star Power

POWER PRICES: “If I were to regulate to lower [electricity] prices, the chances of us having national blackouts would rise,” Energy Minister Pete Hodgson said as he prepared to face some big business consumers today.

EXPENSIVE RENOVATIONS: Ministerial Services is under fIre for paying the price of an average house to upgrade Alliance MP Matt Robson’s ministerial house.

KWI CUVEE: A French wine company is marketing a sauvignon blanc under the label Kiwi Cuvee.

STAR POWER: Actor Sam Neill and opera legend Dame Kiri Te Kanawa are tipped to take part in a million-dollar spectacle featuring the biggest names in New Zealand sport and performing arts.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Enza using bully-boy tactics against growers, says MP;
- Minister has pledged to help – firefighters;
- Mixed messages over power bill;
- Minister steps in to settle dispute;
- Singapore’s airline chief puts case;
- Maori channel falling into same trap as ATN – Fox;
- State agency legal threats concern MP.

Editorial: Not a mega-president.

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