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EPOST News Monitor, Thursday, October 5, 2000

The Evening Post, Thursday, October 5, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh


Gloom mongers cop Clark earful - Blueprint for safer roads - Buggin out - Failed hotel partnership worth just $170,657 - court - Hurricane fan wears his heart on his undies - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


Gloom mongers cop Clark earful: PM Helen Clark has accused National and the Business Roundtable of economic sabotage amid uncertainty about the economy.


Blueprint for safer roads: The $3 billion cost of road crashes in NZ could be halved in a decade with a range of new measures.


Buggin out: The front page pic shows sisters bedecked in lady-bird costumes.


Failed hotel partnership worth just under $170, 657: A High Court judge has decided Wellington city councillor Chris Parkin must pay businesswomen Patricia Alabaster $170,657.


Hurricanes fan wears his heart on his undies: He's arguably the most committed Hurricanes fan in the world... and you could argue he should be committed.


Inside headlines
- SOE's 'goneburger list' prompts inquiry;
- Language woes hinder amnesty for overstayers;
- Cullen accused of battling treasury;
- Govt critic to run tax review;
- Safety moves for death road;
- Whanau to battle diabetes;
- Leave schools to us - Mallard;
- Cuts a risk to standing abroad - Vic;
- Ice experts season's first to Antarctica;
- Goff queries child assault sentences;
- Horowhenua youths out of control, say Police;
- Labour's Piper on Alliance firing line.


Sports lead
Yates confronts future: English prop Kevin Yates expects to be playing for a Super 12 contract when he runs out against Waikato at WestpacTrust Stadium on Saturday.


Editorial: Smoky haze envelopes Govt tobacco plans

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