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EPOST news monitor, Monday 4 September, 2000

The Evening Post, Monday 4 September, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh:

Turia blames press secretary, says Clark - $20m bill set to spark local body punch-up - Reflective mood - Firebug fear after 60 fires in Kapiti - Mandela gives race relations lesson - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial

Turia blames press secretary, says Clark: Associate Maori Affairs minister Tariana Turia blames her press secretary for not warning Prime Minister Helen Clark about a controversial speech on child abuse last week, Miss Clark says.

$20m bill set to spark local body punch-up: Wellington rate-payers are facing a $20 million bill that could spark a court battle between their two local authorities.

Firebug fear after 60 fires in Kapiti: Two more suspicious fires in Paraparaumu over the weekend brought the total to about 60 over the past eight months, police say.

Reflective mood: The front page pic shows people queing for an annual book fair.

Mandela gives race relations lesson: Nobel peace prize winner and former South African leader Nelson Mandela gave Australia a lesson in race relations in Sydney last night.

Inside Headlines.
- Fill'er up with a drop of culture;
- Prebble scoffs at PM's fears;
- March this way;
- Pedestrian suffers wheel brace attack;
- It's safe to fly on metroliners -CAA;
- Bring militias under control, PM's message;
- CYFS checks out ACC toddler files;
- Community horrified at child abuse, says Beyer;
- Good clean living - recipe for life;
- Queensgate renamed in branding exercise;
- Capitial ends winter dry, sunny;
- Steak treat for top pug;
- Woman punch, kicked in face;
- Rongonui appeals sentence.

Injury crisis for Lions: Wellington will face Auckland on Friday with a pair of nineteen-year-olds in key places if halfback Jason Spice can't recover from a sprained ankle in time.

Editorial: Another victory for free speech;
Referee's 1, Thugs 0

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