PRESS DIGEST-New Zealand newspapers - May 27

Sun May 26, 2013 3:48pm EDT
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WELLINGTON May 27 (Reuters) - Following are some of the lead stories from New Zealand metropolitan newspapers on Monday.

Stories may be taken from either the paper or Internet editions of the papers.

Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


Food in schools programme imminent - PM: A state-controlled "food in schools" programme will be revealed this week, Prime Minister John Key says. It is likely to involve corporate and community partnership with a charity, KidsCan, as well as Fonterra and Sanitarium.

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Iwi CE beats broadcaster as seat candidate: Iwi chief executive Meka Whaitiri will be Labour's candidate in the Ikaroa-Rawhiti by-election on June 29. She beat five other challengers for the nomination yesterday, including high-profile broadcaster Shane Taurima.

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