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EPOST news monitor Thursday 30 August, 2000

The Evening Post, Thursday 30 August, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh


Ex-Mayor rallies to dissident councillors - League final brings MP, critic together - Gang leaders home gutted - Armed man rams roadblock - Watch the signs for Ngauranga spped limit - Inside headlines - Sportslead - Editorial


Ex_mayor rallies to dissident councillors: Former Kapiti Mayor Brett Ambler today told a tense meeting of Kapiti Coast District Council that he supported three councillors "humiliated" by Iride McCloy's call to resign.


League final brings MP, critic togehter: Maori Affairs Minister Parekura Horomia and the head of the Women's Refuge Merepeka Raukawa-Tait have agreed to bury the hatchett ....at the Wellington rugby league grand final.


Gang leaders home gutted: The front page pics show Wainuiomata gangster Frank Meihana and is charred house - Wainuiomata Black Power president Meihana's home was gutted in a suspicious early morning fire today and he blames police for not acting effectively after previous attacks - once by 17 Mongrel Mobsters - on the house.


Armed man rams roadblock: Armed police had to leap off the road as an armed man in a light truck tried to crash through a roadblock in Wainui yesterday.


Watch the signs for Ngauranga speed limit: In a first for New Zealand, Ngauranga Gorge will have a variable speed limit from mid-October.


Inside headlines.
- Be tolerant of other views, Kiwis told;
- World to hear of James' story;
- Importance of open justice seen in ruling;
- Doone's stint ends;
- DOC pondering road access call;
- Bus quest founders on Ministry policy;
- Govt eyes windfall in 'carbon credits';
- Family vist reveals mother, daughter killing tragedy;
- 'At risk' file mooted by GP's body;
- State house rental charges in the mail;
- Follow-the-leader petrol rises;
- Te Papa pays $1.78m for McCahon;
- RNZ still trying for Olympics coverage


Sports lead
Mallett losing grip: The dossier against Springbok coach Nick Mallett continues to build after the South African Rugby Union (Sarfu) today decided he would face a disciplinary committee for his weekend criticism of the price of test tickets.


Editorial: Trentham right place for joint command.



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