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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.


Sportslead
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.



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