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EPOST news monitor Saturday, September 2 2000

The Evening Post, Saturday, 2 September, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh


Child Abuse red alert: 236 cases uncovered - Is this painting really worth $1.78 million - Wave of violence from Hutt teens - Inside headlines - Editorial


Child Abuse red alert: 236 cases uncovered: Child, Youth and Family Services have been thrown into a staffing crisis and Treasury put on alert after ACC notified it of 236 potential child abuse cases.


Is this painting really worth $1.78 million: Should the Musuem of New Zealand Te Papa have spent $1.78 million of public money on a Colin McCahon painting? Wellingtonians are divided.


Wave of violence from Hutt teens: The front page pic shows a Hutt Valley shopkeeper one of many complaining about teenagers playing badly.


Inside headlines.
- Who's surviving in-fighting on put-upon island - a column on Survivor which has already finished and the gay guy won;
- Grants scam upsets Dyson;
- Landing gear parts too late - witness;
- Revised August toll still lowest;
- Mystery of upturned, drifting boat solved;
- High hopes hospital doctors will accept deal;
- Victim's body removed through front window;
- GM submissions date;
- Bringing Dads and kids closer;
- US envoy paid for visit, luxury lodge insists;
- Mother's treatment leaves her crippled;
- Firefighters halfway through stint.


Sportslead
No excuses tolerated: Wellington's injury-hampered shouldn;t and won't be used as an excuse for a below par performance against Taranaki says captain Norm Hewitt and coach Dave Rennie.


Editorial: Don't hold your breath.


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