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epost news monitor Tuesday, August 29, 2000

Evening Post, Tuesday, 29 August, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh

Trentham top choice for joint Forces HQ - Billionaire druggie likely to be named tommorrow - Just an exercise - airport - McClay angry at Nat partisan hit - Film maker forces poster withdrawal - Govt looks at another tax on petrol - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial

Trentham top choice for joint Forces HQ: Trentham is expected to become the home of the proposed new Defence Force joint command headquarters which will run the Army, Navy and Air Force.

Billionaire druggie named tommorrow: The American billionaire found with cannaBIS on his yacht in Auckland is likely to named tommorrow.

Just an exercise -airport: The front page pic shows Aviation Security dog-handler Glenn Turner and his Alsatian Kim.

McClay angry at Nat partisan hit: Childrens commissioner Roger McClay says his chairing of a National Party-run conference on mandatory reporting of child abuse does not mean he is being party political.

Film maker forces poster withdrawal: Lawyers Simpson, Grierson have forced the Evening Post to withdraw from sale $2 posters of Lord of the Rings pictures.

Govt looks at another petrol tax: As if 50c tax a litre wasn't enough, the govt might hit motorists with another petrol tax.

Inside headlines.
- Cockpit recorder ruled out;
- More Fijians put on secret govt blacklist;
- Dunne first Hill patron;
- Truck racer Tulloch to head future NZ;
- Wife arrested in Tanzania as Kiwi's death reviewed;
- Consider LPG, says Consumer rep;
- Hitch in fisheries assets proposal;
- Docs may seek pay arbitrator;
- Don't free Karla's killer, cop pleads;
- Chinese to shine brightly;
- Council decides to sell CitiOps - by one vote;
- Pair declared bankrupt;
- Cake Tin support sure to rise;
- Petone plan rejected;
- Soldier hurt.

Sports lead.
Chief Cooper given chop: Ross Cooper has been dumped as coach of the Chiefs Super 12 franchise.

Editorial: Gully road campaign has just started.

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