Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | Scoop News | Wellington Scoop | Community Scoop | Search


ep news monitor Monday, 28 August, 2000

Evening Post, Monday, 28 August, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh

Petrol price set to rise - Rescuer has no regrets - "The guy was dying" - Wainui eyes league glory days - City doorman shot on duty - Fiji lures Kiwis with cheap deals - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial.

Petrol prices set to leap: Consumers already reeling from an almost 33 percent rise in petrol costs over the past year face a further 4c-a-litre hike in the next fortnight.

Rescuer has no regrets -"The guy was dying": Dana Moss says he will sleep easy with his conscience after ignoring cops and driving a shot suspected gangster to an ambulance beyond a police cordon.

Wainui league eyes glory days: The front page pic. shows members of Rugby league stronghold Wainuiomata which is poised for a return to the salad days of the late eighties after beating Glenora in Saturday's Bartercard cup elimination final at Wise Park.

City doorman shot on duty: A doorman was shot in the head with a slug while working at Wgtn Sports cafe in the central city on Saturday night.

Fiji lures Kiwis with cheap deals: Kiwi sunseekers are set to be the big winners from Fiji's recent political crisis.

Inside headlines.
-Deficit just a matter of fine fabric;
- Goff eyes Chinese student earnings;
- Council defers LGNZ decision;
- Decade of waiting for better pay;
- Some gains in Solomans peace talks;
- RAF pays tribute to long-lost Kiwi flyer;
- McCahon, GOldie grab spotlight;
- Crash victims in hospital;
- Road rage may take a life;
- English floats pollution tax as way to cut income tax;
- Hospitals yet to hear of strike action;
- Man seeks help after stabbing;
- Dash crash hearing;
- Kiwi games athletes will be safe - officials;
- Stray golf balls anger residents;
- Court studies Transit's Mana plan;
- Mental health staffers head overseas as strike threatens.

Time for rethink - pride dented: Being organised to a fault just might be proving too much for Wellington's representative rugby players to bear.

Editorial: Bridging the gap to the children of the mist;
Falling on their swords.

© Scoop Media

Top Scoops Headlines


Gordon Campbell: On The Brexit & Huawei Clusterfudges

Come December 2019, the West’s social democracies could be gone through quite a few changes at the top. More>>


UN Rights Declaration At 70: We Are All Born Free And Equal

On Article 1 of the UDHR: Dignity is the foundation of all human rights. Human beings have rights, and should be treated with utmost care, precisely because each one possesses intrinsic worth. More>>


Gordon Campbell: On The (Delayed) Judgment Day For Theresa May

When under stress, British PM Theresa May reportedly eats peanut butter straight from the jar. Crunch time is looming... More>>


Gordon Campbell: On Politely Fake Political Obituaries (And The Paris Discord)

One unfortunate side effect of “personality politics” is that when prominent politicians die, the niceties we observe at the death of private individuals get automatically extended to them as well... More>>


Unique And Vanishing: NZ Biodiversity Losses Match Global Crisis

One might think that it is buffered from some of the effects of biological erosion, especially since people only arrived less than 800 years ago. But as we show, the impact on wildlife has been catastrophic. More>>

Your Name Here(ish): Sponsor A Section On! has just launched Section Sponsorships - the newest way for you to gain exposure for your brand to Scoop’s high value audience of 500,000 monthly readers. More>>