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ep news monitor Friday 25 August, 2000

The Evening Post
Friday, August 25, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh

Low dollar will wallop consumers - Nothing soft about girl power - Babe to go under hammer - Lump sums for ACC to return - Rongonui jailed for 12 years -
Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial.

Low dollar will wallop consumers: Consumers looke set to be walloped as the ailing Kiwi dollar pushes prices up.

Nothing soft about girl power: While women are entrenched in the country's top jobs Kiwis shouldn't expect a gentler hand on the tiller.

Babe to go under hammer: The front page pic shows a wild Kunekune pig which was found in a Porirua garden.

Lump sums for ACC to return: Accident victims who cannot work look set to receive lump sum payments of up to $100,000 from next year.

Rongonui jailed for 12 years: Convicted of manslaughter for stabbing her Cambodian neighbour - Pheap Im - 150 plus times Janine Rongonui has been sentenced to 12 years with a minimun non-parole period of 10 years.

Inside headlines.
- Dame strong on social justice;
- Dame Silvia admits to feeling terror;
- Clark may still snub the South Pacific Forum meeting in Kiribati this October;
- Firefighters wait on Burton;
- Henry job a "sick joke";
- Law will break up relationships;
- Regions doctors threaten to strike;
- Five people die in horrific car crash;
- No easy answer to student loans;
- Regional councillors vote for maximum pay rise;
- Corks off for top capital wine waiters;
- Trustee cops blistering attack;
- Army upgrade could cost millions more.

Sports lead.
Tana here to stay: Awesome All Black, Hurricane and Wellington lions player the dreaded Tana Umaga has signed a four year deal keeping him in his current colour.

Editorial: Defence decisions refelct flawed policy;
Well done, Dame Silvia.

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