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The Evening Post,

The Evening Post
Saturday 19 August, 2000

Rehab for druggie schoolkids - St Pat's ' a team with guts' -- Boks don't inspire fans, thousands of tickets left - Capital castaway - Wind, rain but no storm - Inside headlines - Sportslead - Editorial

Rehab for druggie schoolkid: Student drug addicts are being sent to rehab in Lower Hutt in a pilot project tackling growing drug abuse in school.

St Pat's 'a team with guts': At the start of the rugby season winning the Wellington schools title was a dream for St Pats Silverstream and now they've done it.

Boks don't inspire fans, thousands of tickets left: Disappointing results by the Springbok rugby team are blamed for poor ticket sales for tommorrow morning's test against the All Blacks at Johanneesburg's Ellis Park.

Capital Castaway: The front page pic shows Tom Hanks in his role as a cataway filmed in Fiji.

Wind, rain but no storm: Rain and wind are expected to make for a miserable Wellington weekend.

Inside Headlines.

- Spare me the Coro Street angst;
- Woman bashed, threatened with death;
- Refuge boss fears backlash;
- Nats backtrack in bid for votes;
- Be careful, Slane warns on using info;
- Speedsters in cop' sights;
- CIB chief is country's only triple medalist;
- Man alleges walkway assault by Rings security guard;
- Transalta bloopers frustrate customers;
- Mayors ' all of a very like mind'.
- Pacific council for louder voice;
- Funding cut shocks Hutt school;
- Put house on net - Prebble;
- Chilli news fails to stir;
- Unruly fan wins delay on sentence.


Sportslead.

- ABs still rate Boks: The All Blacks acknowledge South Africa look slightly unsettled and could carry uncertainty into Sunday morning's test in Johannesberg.

Editorial - Ministerial good faith.


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