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Evening Post News Monitor Saturday 26 August, 2000

The Evening Post
Saturday, 26 August 2000
Article: Mathew Loh:

Anderton rubbishes terrorist plot - TB rise in Wgtn linked to poverty - High flier - Drunks out in force on capital's roads - Hospital's soft touch wins award, scepticism - Inside headlines - Sportslead - Editorial.

Anderton rubbishes terrorist plot: Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton today rubbished a report that Auckland detectives may have foiled a terrorist bid targetting the Sydney Olympiad.

TB rise in Wgtn linked in poverty: TB infection in Wgtn region is rising steeply and is linked to poverty and overcrowded living conditions.

High Flier: The front page pic. shows Auckland gymnast, Kate Phillips doing her routine on single rail.

Drunks out in force on capital's roads: The number of drunk drivers busted in Wgtn city each month is soaring.

Hospital's soft touch wins award, scepticism: Wellington Hospital has scooped the Bent Spoon sceptics award for encouraging nurses to claim special healing powers through the "laying down of hands".

Indside headlines.
- Will the real Mrs Hosking please take a bow;
- Maori reps oppose selloff;
- Waiarapa nurses seek 3.5pc pay rise;
- Big beef over label snarl up;
- Four-laning costs for SH1 wanted;
- Kites to join in dance;
- Killers sentences sames as for murder - law expert;
- Pill may be cause of bigger breasts;
- Vic's rocky horrors do it for degrees;
- Flier's sweetheart sheds a tear;
- Kiwis join youth unity trip;
- Four thousand sign up for Transalta campaign.

Late lift for Northland: Halfway through the week the Northland rugby camp was a sea of depression but they have brightened up and are fired up with the confirmation, key players, Joggie Viljoen, Samui Vahafolau and captain GLen Taylor are available after passing late fitness tests.

Editorial: Revenge of the PPTA

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