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JFK JUNIOR: The New Zealand Herald leads today with the banner headline "Kennedy's plane found". The story reports that searchers last night found the plane piloted by John F Kennedy jun, missing and feared dead with his wife and sister -in-law on their way to a gathering of America's most celebrated political family. The story is accompanied by a photo spread headed "Jinxed to the max" showing JFL Junior in 1963 saluting the casket of his father and in 1999 with his wife of two months.

SAMOA ASSASSINATION: A report that Samoan police have seized video footage of a political celebration at which a popular cabinet minister was shot dead, but had not made an arrest last night.


BUSINESS CLASS HOSPITAL: New mothers at New Zealand's largest maternity hospital can now recuperate in champagne style - if they can afford the "business class" bills of up to $281 a night;

DRUNKEN SMASH: The family of a young man seriously hurt when a drunk driver crashed into his car on an Auckland motorway want to know why the man - Stanley Grant Barber, 25 - was able to escape police after failing a breath test;

POL POT'S CAR: A report that expat Kiwi journalist Peter Sainsbury - now in Cambodia - has a black stretch Mercedeslimousine with a history and a very dark one at that - it used to be pol Pot's car;

NZ FIRST: A report that Winston Peters is sticking to the same line on coalitions that he took last election: wait until the votes are counted;

XENA DAIRY PRINCESS: A report that a mother of six and grandmother, who has been dubbed "Xena, dairy princess", will spearhead New Zealand First's bid to gain the rural vote at the election.

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