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DAIRY RESIGNATION: The former Dairy Group chairman Doug Leeder says an affair with a staff member who threatened to blow the whistle when it was over led to his shock resignation this week.

BENDON: 400 jobs are to be lost when lingerie company Bendon leaves New Zealand.

EPIDEMIC: New Zealand’s meningococcal disease epidemic shows no sign of letting up. Latest figures show their have been 409 cases of the disease this year as opposed to 363 at the same time last year.

JAKARTA: A car exploded as more than 5000 supporters of defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Megawati Sukarnoputri clashed with security forces who blocked them from parliament yesterday.

TRAIN CRASH: Investigations will continue today into a train crash that killed a Dunedin driver and seriously injured another.

URINATING: America’s Cup spectators have been told by police to stop urinating off their boats in the America’s Cup competition.

GAMBLING: A West Indies casino is trading off New Zealand’s international reputation by running an online casino from a New Zealand internet site.

LOANS: Students have slammed the government’s announcement of late changes to the loan scheme as a bribe.

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