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WINZ WORKER SUSPENDED: A WINZ worker has been suspended amid allegations that the department spent money on an aircraft charter to ferry staff to an exclusive resort hotel.

IRD: IRD has been paying a consultancy firm $687 an hour - $5,500 per day – to provide restructuring advice that involves making 600 staff redundant.

MERGER: Dairy farmers will be able to sack under performing directors and managers of a giant new dairy company through a watchdog elected by farmers.

FIRE RESCUE: An 18 month old baby was successfully resuscitated after a daring rescue by Auckland firefighters yesterday.

RICH LIST: The Maori Queen is one of New Zealand’s wealthiest citizens with personal wealth estimated to be around $9 million.

END OF THE GOLDEN HANDSHAKE: The Crown will no longer pay golden handshakes to Crown entity board members who left office, Simon Upton said yesterday.

WHALES IN HARBOUR: Fifteen killer whales caused havoc on the Wellington motorway last night as people stopped to watch them cruise the harbour.

ARMS BILL: Labour criticised the government for sitting on a firearms review and not inplementing the recommendations.

ARMY RESTRUCTURE: The restructured army would become a modern, flexible fighting force, Defence Minister max Bradford said yesterday.

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