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EPOST News Monitor, Tueday 11 September, 2000

The Evening Post, Tuesday, 11 September, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh

Cheap Speed puts cops, drug clinics in a spin - Shipley bid to rescue free-trade deal - Actor wings it for role in opera - Cops seize car belonging to victim's husband - Modelling Monroe - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial.

Cheap speed puts cops, drug clinics in a spin: Easy access to cheap Speed has sparked a dramatic surge in abuse of the dangerous drug on the streets of Wellington.

Shipley bid to rescue free-trade deal: National leader Jenny Shipley was to meet trade minister Jim Sutton late today in a last-gasp effort to rescue the free trade deal with Singapore.

Actor wings it for role in Opera: The front page pic shows actor Peter Elliot and a bat from Wellington Zoo.

Cops seize car belonging to victim's husband: Police investigating the Palmerston North killings of Christine and Amber Lundy confirmed they seized the car of the victims' husband and father.

Modelling Monroe: New Zealand supermodel Rachael Hunter will appear in the famous voluptuous pose of Marilyn Monroe on British TV this week.

Inside headlines.
- Cullen predicts larger govt operating surplus;
- Youth crime crackdown hits human rights snag;
- Accused doctor named;
- Hutt council cuts debt by $8m;
- Councillors throw in the towel;
- PM rejects Treaty in jobs code;
- Swain to invite Gates to NZ;
- Stigley to be chart-topper at LGNZ farewell shindig;
- More toddler abuse cases possible, doctors warn;
- Elderly Trentham man dies in blaze;
- Cash, websites booost for Laureate winners;
- Samuels case mum loses suppression bid;
- RSA believes up to $200,000 stolen;
- Samoan couple fights on.

Sports lead
Vettori holds the key: A typically flat Queens Sports Club pitch may frustrate New Zealand's quest for victory when the first cricket test against Zimbabwe begins in Bulawayo tonight.

Editorial: MPs should listen to youth on cannabis.

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