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EP News Monitor, Friday 29 Sept, 2000

The Evening Post, Friday 29 Sept, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh


Growth boom hits wall - Heartbreaker vs Gamebreaker - Princess cheers on Kiwi showjumper - Hospital's cost ballons by $90m - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


Growth boom hits wall: New Zealand's economy had a rough three months to June but it didn't stop our annual growth rate reaching a five year high.


Heartbreaker vs Gamebreaker: Arna Voullaire has already achieved what was thought to be impossible in her first year of life.


Princess cheers on Kiwi showjumper: Top showjumper Bruce Goodin will be jumping for gold at Sunday's showjumping finals, spurred on by the pride of a princess.


Hospital's cost ballons by $90m: The budget for Wgtn's new regional hospital looks set to blow out to $250 million - $90m more than forecast.


Inside headlines.
- Capital vibrant, Hamilton a bore - travel guide;
- Cr, Shaw quit before being pushed;
- Wallace's mother, sister in court;
- Guess how Taranaki welcomed the year;
- Woman drowned - cops;
- Kapiti council meetings on new cutting edge;
- Army could be in Timor for two more years;
- Masterton toddler death accused in court;
- Children given lessons on how to save whales;
- Suspected UFO drops round for tea;
- Capital's western suburbs hit by rash of burglaries;
- Irving payout topped $400,000;
- Press secretary quits over whaling forum.


Sports lead
Kiwis win medals for Aussie: NZ had a hand in the winning of two Olympic medals yesterday with long jumper Jai Taurimu and sailor Jenny Armstrong both having Kiwi heritage.


Editorial: Minister must be tough on overstayers;
Symbolic highway step.

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