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EPOST News Monitor, Tuesday, Oct 3, 2000

The Evening Post, Tuesday, Oct 3, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh

Hutt lab named in cancer inquiry - Flood protection work pays off - Do nothing for mental health - Tomahawk in killings - Ceremony top Olympic thrill for softballer - Petrol prices drop again - Inside headlines - Sportslead - Editorial.

Hutt lab named in cancer inquiry: A Hutt Valley pathologist is angry at the release of a report identifying her laboratory as one of six with low reporting rates of high-grade cervical abnormalities.

Flood protection work pays off: The front page pic shows a car stranded in a floded Hutt Valley.

Do nothing for mental health: Harassed workers are being encouraged to deal with the stress in their lives by "doing absolutely nothing".

Tomahawk in killings: Forensic tests have shown Palmerston North woman Christine Lundy and her seven-year-old daughter, Amber, were killed with a tomahawk.

Ceremony top Olympic thrill for softballer: There was no gold medalIndustry but the Kiwi softabllers were first for something at the Sydney Olympics.

Petrol prices drop again: Petrol prices dropped today for the second time in a week, with BP, Shell and Caltex all lowering prices by 2c a litre.

Inside headlines
-Industry opposes plans for smokefree bars, cafes;
- Airways cover-up alleged;
- Govt sets up taskforce to discuss youth crime;
- Mission 4 work aids job search;
- Duke embarks on new career;
- US writer's opinion on defence has PM fuming;
- Cage-fighting still on;
- Apartments ok upsets inner-city residents;
- Wellington councils rake in the rates;
- Speed limit cut plan criticised by expert;
- Tribunal faces uncertain future, te Heuheu says;
- Govt ads for ERA cost $1.3m.

Sports lead
Waikato legend new Chief: Waikato rugby icon John Mitchell has won the Chiefs Super 12 coaching job.

Editorial: There's more to defence than Timor.

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