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Gates Not Guilty – Boat People – Frost Text – Air NZ

GATES NOT GUILTY: The family of Gavin Dash stood shocked and silent as David James Gates, the man charged with their son’s murder, was acquitted of insanity last night.

BOAT PEOPLE: New Zealand is likely to be stuck with Afghans who do not qualify as a result of the Government’s decision to take 150 of the 438 people who finally began leaving the Tampa last night.

FROST TEXT: Metservice announced yesterday it would be providing instant frost forecasts by text messaging cellphones.

AIR NZ: Singapore Airlines is close to securing Government approval to increase its holding in Air New Zealand from 25 percent to 40 per cent.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Tough new rules planned for social workers;
- Boys learn there’s nothing sissy about reading;
- NZ First likely to contest some Maori seats;
- Trust will keep Knowledge Wave rolling;
- Refugee issue won’t win election – Tory MP;
- Labour official urges tree-trade rebellion;
- Robbers keep busy in Auckland.

Editorial: ERA chickens home to roost.

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