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EPOST News monitor, Monday 18 September, 2000

The Evening Post, Monday, 18 September, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh


Nats plot to oust Shipley, says Prebble - Sailors on right tack - Solid start by NZ on water - Labour charm tactics flop - poll - Swiss Miss a Maori - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


Nats plot to oust Shipley, says Prebble: National MPs are plotting to replace their leader, Jenny Shipley, possibly as early as this week, says ACT leader Richard Prebble.


Sailors on rght tack: The front page pics show the start of womens boardsailing on Sydney Harbour and NZ softball legend Gina Weber in full flight.


Solid start by NZ on water: New Zealand went into the second day of the Sydney Olympic yachting regatta today with three of it's crews among the leaders, but the message was that it's early days yet.


Labour charm tactics flop - poll: The government's charm offensive with business is a flop, according to the latest poll.


Swiss Miss a Maori: A 19-year-old Swiss-NZ woman, proud of her Maori roots, was crowned Miss Switzerland at the weekend.


Inside headlines.
- Leaders scrap over special rights;
- Member calls for RSA club to come clean;
- Poll shows Labour and National neck and neck;
- Mussel farms safe, so far;
- Motorists flee massive slip on SH6;
- Waterfront framework discussed;
- Special envoy to mediate in Fiji, says Goff;
- Clarl slams Games TV coverage;
- Porirua treat for Rings fans;
- Govt may return Mt Vic land to council;
- Police step up search for missing Otaki man;
- Time extended for Maori scholarships;
- Officer hurt in drunken street fight;
- One week till fines crackdown.


Sports lead.
Kiwis plot dais finish: Cyclist Sarah Ulmer had little time to reflect to reflect on her courageous ride into medal contention at the Dunc Gray velodrome last night, with attention quickly turning to how to clinch an unlikely bronze medal in the women's individual 3000 metres pursuit.


Editorial: Martinho de Araujo - good on you, mate;
Catching up on traffic.

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