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Evening Post
Friday August 18, 2000

Schools urine-test students for dope - Big firms still eager to build $245m Gully route - Mum alleges diagnosis fatally flawed - Charge follows bottle throwing - Schools draw up wish list - Inside headlines - Sportslead - Editorial

Schools urine-test students for dope: Some secondary schools in the Wellington region are urine testing students for cannabis use, in a bid to clean up their playgrounds.

Big firms still eager to build $245m Gully route: The front page pic shows SH I user Robert Masters and his 1998 Ferrari.

Mum alleges diagnosis fatally flawed: A Lower Hutt woman has complained to the Medical Council alleging a Hutt Valley doctor failed to diagnose her daughter's potentially fatal disease.

Charge followed bottle throwing: A Wgtn man has been arrested in connection with the bottle throwing incident at WestpacTrust Stadium following the All Black loss to the Wallabies.

Schools draw up wish list: Extra teachers and resources were on the shopping list of most Wellington schools last night as they celebrated $7.5 million in additional govt funding.


Inside Headlines

- Plea for calm from Horomia;
- Teen concert kicks of Upper Hutt festival;
- Govt MP seeks law to cut Transalta fixed charges;
- Tainui executive wins injunction;
- Maori ritual spat sends Chathams Weka to jail;
- One in five takes offer;
- Non-appointment a betrayal - Varnham;
- Councillors vote for 2.5 percent pay hike;
- Toot lingers on death row;
- Rethink would exclude Kapiti homestays;
- Mimes enjoy the quiet life;
- Council set to quit local government agency;
- Huffy House may take it's own pictures;
- Plan unveiled to double foreign student intake.


Sportslead

Great run continues for Tiger: Tiger Woods, seeking to win his third consecutive golf major, shot a six-under-par 66 in the PGA championships today to share the first round lead with little known Scott Dunlap.

Editorial: NZSE merger with Australia inevitable; Weka welcome? It's barmy.


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