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EP NEWS MONITOR 27 12 00

The Evening Post, Wednesday, 27.12.00
Article: Mathew Loh


Runway bridge back on agenda - Fire rages out of control - Whoops, sorry skipper - Tunnels to get warning upgrade - Loyal dogs wait beside dead owner - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


Runway bridge back on agenda: Wellington Airport is reviving a proposal to extend it's runway over Moa Point Rd - but this could lead to higher airfares.


Fire rages out of control: The front page pic shows firefighers battling a Marlborough blaze.


Whoops, sorry skipper: NZ opening bat Mark Richardson will remember the Boxing Day test for committing the heinous cricketing crime of running out your captain.


Tunnels to get warning upgrade: More than half a million dollars will be spent fitting Wgtn tunnels with cameras and emergency radio systems.


Loyal dogs wait beside dead owner: A woman jogging in Wadestown Park last night got the shock of her life when she found a dead man guarded loyal by his duo of loyal poodles.


Inside headlines
- It was a year of medical misadventure;
- Police cut protest short;
- Councillor shows her true colour;
- Few leads for police in Willis St ATM heist;
- Domestic disputes keeps police busy;
- From a fire hero to homeless in two days;
- Captial blown into frenzy;
- Water wisdom lacking;
- Oldest ward ruled unsafe and closed;
- Close call for family.


Sports lead
Pitch glitch deliberate: Zimbabwe could have been excused for thinking it was back on the Indian sub-continent yesterday after a request from NZ for a dry Basin pitch was returned with interest.


Editorial: Family violence the rot has to stop

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