INDEPENDENT NEWS

The Dominion

Published: Mon 4 Dec 2000 09:23 AM
Police Recruits – Talking Anti-Oxidants – Eat Meat – Green Cutback – Tana Trouble
- POLICE RECRUITS: A police recruit waiting for training will be forced to go on the dole and another is considering her career options after the commissioner’s decision to halt recruit training early next year.
- TALKING ANTI-OXIDANTS: The anti-oxidant benefits of broccoli will be the main topic of conversation at a Wellington gathering of scientists from around the world, who will present their research at the Oxidants, Anti-oxidants and Nutrition conference.
- EAT MEAT: Colin “Pinetree” Meads wants to know, if pasta is the dietician’s choice of pre-match food for the All Blacks, why Italy doesn’t hold the World Cup?
- GREEN CUTBACK: Some of the bloom has gone out of Christmas, after Green MP Sue Kedgley and her husband had three pohutakawa trees outside her Oriental Bay home pruned – for the sake of a better view.
- TANA TROUBLE: An Italian police official has claimed that All Black Tana Umaga forearmed him in the face during a fight in an Italian nightclub.
Inside Political Headlines:
- National adrift in a sea of leadership possibilities;
- NZ immigration laws irritate Australia;
- Support for Shipley continues – English;
- Growers plan tractor march on Parliament;
- Warning of asbestos risk in imports;
- Youth wage rise ‘would cost jobs’.
Editorial: Widening the gaps.
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