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EPOST News Monitor, Friday, 8 Sept, 2000

The Evening Post, Friday, 8 September, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh


Prison "torture" shocked police - Streets became rivers in torrential rain - ACC backs scooter safety - Clark reaches across Tasman - Crash pilot for trial - Inside Headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


Prison "torture" shocked police: A senior police officer who investigated brutality allegations against Mangaroa Prison Officers in 1993 thought some prison officers should be charged with torture.


Streets became rivers in torrential rain: Naenae and Taita streets became rivers and lakes after a cloudburst over the suburbs yesterday afternoon.


ACC backs scooter safety: The front page pic shows the arse-end of two scooterists riding naked in a radio challenge.


Clark reaches across Tasman: PM Helen Clark has called for stronger economic ties with Australia by backing a stock exchange merger and suggesting a common currency was inevitable.


Inside headlines.
- Response to Maori, Pacific victims slated;
- Union welcomes ruling workers not to blame;
- Victims farewelled;
- Next stop Melbourne for protesting Green Mps;
- Defence lawyer disputes court intimidation claim;
- Goff flies into flak in Fiji;
- Speaker OK's Prebble's probe;
- Mob arrests follow gas station beating;
- Climber thanks God, rescuers;
- Terris' attitude towards flood funding slammed;
- Council rejigs Wgtn sports field charges;
- Mayhem not fault of rappers -fans;
- CYFS struggling to cope with backlog;
- Fiery end caused by slashed tyre.


Sports lead
It's won and lost in the forwards: It won't be the young halfback-No 8 combo which will win or lose tonight's game between Wgtn and Auckland.


Editorial: Firemen's pay talks not Burton's business;
Closing the loophole.

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