INDEPENDENT NEWS

The Dominion

Published: Wed 11 Aug 1999 09:03 AM
INCIS: The Dominion leads today with a report that the police still owe IBM $40 million for the INCIS project and the computer giant is prepared to go to court to get the money, sources say.
TRANSPLANT REMEMBERED: The front-page photo shows John Boyer who has buried his - transplanted - heart in his garden.
Also on the front page:
- WINZ DEMAND TO DEAD MAN: a report that a dead Wellington man was sent a letter demanding he pay back $21.69 to Work and Income New Zealand for a superannuation payment covering the day after his death;
- KOHANGA KILLER: a report that convicted killer Huia Tawhai has agreed to leave the Stokes Valley kohanaga reo where she was working as a volunteer;
- GISBORNE CONCERT: a report that the government may step in to save the Gisborne Millennium Concert that is on the verge of collapse PM Jenny Shipley indicated yesterday.
Inside Political Headlines
- Coroner review calls for action on body parts;
- GE Maize protest - picture story;
- Fisheries allocation to traditional tribers "racist";
- Student loans review sought;
- Jackie Brown appointed to head Child Youth and Family Services Department;
- A report that Wellington's cable car will be sold if the price is right;
INCIS: The editorial describes INCIS as a "dog that won't bark".
STUDENT LOANS: An op-ed feature examines the increasingly besieged student loans scheme.
Alastair Thompson
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Alastair Thompson is the co-founder of Scoop. He is of Scottish and Irish extraction and from Wellington, New Zealand. Alastair has 24 years experience in the media, at the Dominion, National Business Review, North & South magazine, Straight Furrow newspaper and online since 1997. He is the winner of several journalism awards for business and investigative work.
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