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Huge support for Gully road - Canterbury counts cost of 40-year flood - Divers battle sub's hatch - Pm says no to Nat offer on super - Dresses fall short of covering self - Inside Headlines - Sports lead - Editorial.

Huge support for Gully road: Wellington Mayors say a poll by the Evening Post overwhelmingly in favour of an inland highway through Transmission Gully will strengthen the case for the road to be built
early using tolls.

Canterbury counts cost of 40-year flood: Roading repairs following the storm that swept through the South Island, damaging roads, bridges and houses will cost more than $500,000, authorities say.

Divers battle sub's hatch: The front page pic shows divers checking a damaged escape on the stricken sub, Kursk.

PM says no to Nat offer on super: Prospects of a new multi-party accord on super annuation have been quashed by Helen Clark.

Dresses fall short of covering costs: Organisers of Dresses for Humanity are hoping last minute interest will allow the exhibition of 18 of the late Princess Diana's dresses to break even.

Inside Headlines.

- Sweet life for spoilt moggies; - Flagship jobs project; - Nats predict gap to narrow; - Nats don't want to cut number of MPs; - Refuge funds won't be penalised - Maharey; - Sir Robert did not overdrink - Simich; - Medics given reminder of listeria risk; - CYFS study shows disorders; - Iceland service to mark flyer's end; - Dragsters raise cash for at-risk kids; - Monks colonial history gains in translation; - Mayors to decide LGNZ stand; - Councillors to take the cash; - Plea to freeze pokie numbers

Sports lead Super savers not enough: The All Blacks heavy reliance on their Wellington back three to bail them out of tight games featured again in their 40-46 weekend loss to South Africa.

Editorial: Maybe netball had the right idea; The tragedy of the Kursk


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