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The Evening Post

LEADERS BATTLE FOR UNIONS: The Prime Minister today told the Employers federation that Labour would return New Zealand to union domination. Helen Clark told the same conference that repealing the ECA would not result in that.

FATTER: Kiwi teenagers and adults are getting fatter according to a new survey on our eating habits released today.

CHILD STABBING: A 10 year old stabbed an Auckland shop worker with a craft knife when confronted for stealing a bottle of drink. The worker suffered a slashed hand.

PROTEST: About 30 commercial fishing boats converged on Wellington this morning to protest at delays in reducing government charges. The skippers then marched to parliament.

NO BODY: A man’s confession that he killed a young woman and dumped the body into the sea is proving difficult as there are dozens of young women missing in New Zealand.

TRANSGENIC COWS: AgResearch say their proposal to place human genes into cows may produce milk which could help MS sufferers.

MOORE: Veteran Labour MP Mike Moore farewelled parliament with a good humored valedictory speech last night. He is off to take up his post in Geneva as Head of the WTO.

PREGNANCY: Doctors are worried that increasing numbers of women are drinking and using drugs during pregnancy.

ANSETT: Ansett said today it was considering locking out or sacking pilots as a contract war escalates.

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