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The Dominion

Published: Mon 13 Aug 2001 09:07 AM
School Leavers – Power Savings – Prisoners Riot – Full Credit – Shocking Performance
SCHOOL LEAVERS: The Education Ministry needs to find out why one in five New Zealand students who left New Zealand’s secondary schools last year did so without gaining any formal qualifications, according to the Secondary Principals Association.
POWER SAVINGS: National power savings took a chilling plunge, from 10.3 per cent on Friday to 1.78 per cent on Saturday.
PRISONERS RIOT: A prisoner was hurt when a riot erupted in the back of a prison van yesterday afternoon.
FULL CREDIT: A sombre All Black coach, Wayne Smith, defended skipper Anton Oliver after Saturday’s tri-nations rugby test at Carisbrook in Dunedin.
SHOCKING PERFORMANCE: Australian fans hurled abuse at singer Thomas Stowers after sound problems affected his performance of Advance Australia Fair at Saturday’s Bledisloe Cup test in Dunedin.
Inside Political Headlines:
- Unaccustomed as he is, Anderton gives money to business;
- Don’t hold your breath, Clark tells Treaty agencies;
- Asian spying fears follow Aussie claim;
- Alternative power generating rewards;
- Council does its bit for power-savings campaign;
- Be wary of strangers – police;
- Bank ‘rejection letter’ revealed.
Editorial: Get migrant mix right.
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