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Evening Post News Monitor Thursday, 24 August 2000

Evening Post, Thursday, 24 August, 2000

Article: Mathew Loh

Clean sweep for women - Kiwi shoots Brit in Bosnia - Frail Kiwi dollar fights back - Clark dismisses Aussie concern - Nicholls eyes editor's job - Chocolate Fix for tooth decay - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial.

Clean sweep for women: Buckingham Palace was expected today to announce High Court Judge Dame Silvia Cartwright as New Zealand's next Governor General.

Kiwi Shoots Brit in Bosnia: A New Zealand Army officer peacekeeping in Bosnia has allegedly shot a British officer in the thigh.

Frail Kiwi dollar fights back: The sickly Kiwi dollar was staging a mid-morning fightback today after hitting a new 15-year-low overnight.

Clark dismisses Aussie concern: The front page pic. shows one of the 105 Canadian LAV3s bought by NZ's defence forces.

Nicholls eyes editor's job: Former right-wing city councillor Rex Nicholls has applied a for the job editing left-wing Wgtn city paper - City Voice.

Chocolate fix for tooth decay: Chocolate can help prevent tooth cavaties according to a report issued today.

Inside headlines.

- Firefighters contract dispute hots up;
- Govt signals long military shopping list;
- Quit, region's councils tells Rosson, deputies;
- Harbour's beauty snared new arrival;
- Te Kaha venue for peace talks;
- EQC sees Gully road as lifeline;
- Beat section gets credit for fall-off;
- Staff angry at Labour dumping two workers;
- Hospice pansies ready for planting;
- Trust seeks backing for Gully move;
- Samuels finding likely this week;
- Hospitals discuss doctors strike.

Sports leaad

One leg just enough for flying Umaga: Tana Umaga scored his two tries against the Boks last Saturday virtually on one leg and know the dreaded wonder-wing will miss Wellington's clash with Northland this Sunday.

Editorial: National needs a bit of the Muldoon mongrel.

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