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The Dominion

Published: Fri 24 Dec 1999 11:06 AM
FLETCHER: The chairman of Fletcher Challenge has resigned over his breach of the company’s share trading policy.
ECONOMY: The economy grew by 2.3 per cent in the September quarter – the strongest growth in 15 years – but economists are urging caution.
REFUGEE: An illegal immigrant who was deported from NZ 10 days ago and vowed to return has returned.
STABBING: A third violent stabbing in two months in Lower Hutt yesterday has prompted the mayor and police to call for more police resources.
POT: An Alliance Press Secretary and a journalist have denied smoking cannabis in Parliament’s debating chamber during a press gallery party.
FACTORY: Workers at NZ’s only light bulb factory said goodbye last night as ZELMA plant closed after 60 years in Mirimar.
WHEELS: Police will get 215 new vehicles from March, the Police minister says.
ABORTION: More MPs favour liberalising abortion laws than oppose the move, a survey shows.
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