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New Zealand Herald

PETROL: The New Zealand Herald leads today with a report that motorists will be hit tonight by the second petrol price shock in two weeks, with Shell poised for a 3c-a-litre rise and other oil companies likely to follow.

ROBBERY: The front-page photo story shows a group of armed offenders officers pointing their guns. The story reports that a routine shopping mall cash collection turned to terror in a packed West Auckland shopping centre yesterday when a masked robber shot a security officer in the leg.

Also on the front page:

- GANG INTIMIDATION: a report that John Lawton believes police had no choice but to arrest Mongrel Mob member Shaun Te Kahu after threats made in a television programme;

- WINZ: a report that the Audit office is now investigating exactly who was paid what by Work and Income NZ, after an internal inquiry found the department handed out $65,000 more than the going rate for chartering aircraft;

Inside Political Headlines

F-16S:: F-16s draw barrange from Clark
SIS: Changes fail to allay SIS fears
EDUCATION: Labour commits to education spendup
TREATY SETTLEMENTS: Leadership wrangle (In Taranaki) puts treaty settlement in peril;
CHINA PROTEST: Meditative protest outside Chinese consulate (picture)

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