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EPOST News Monitor, Monday, October 9, 2000

The Evening Post, Monday, 9 October, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh


Overseas firms vie for Gully - Early cops catch the drunks - Cullen signs to stay in capital - Round 1 to cage-fight promoter - Charged taxi man dead - Stadium surplus $1.7m - Rain warning for Tararuas - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


Overseas firms vie for Gully: Overseas companies are competing to finance an inland highway through Transmission Gully after tendering was opened for private investment in the multi-million dollar project last week.


Early cops catch the drunks: Two early-morning drivers caught drunk behind the wheel in Porirua have police pondering what some motorists pour on their cornflakes.


Cullen signs to stay in capital: The front page pic shows star All Balck fullback Christian Cullen who has signed a deal to play in Wellington until 2003.


Round 1 to cage-fight promoter: A second round of cage fighting is being planned following the event's successful debut in Lower Hutt on Saturday.


Charged taxi-man dead: A man charged with sexual violation was found dead on the weekend.


Stadium surplus: The WestpacTrust Stadium has ended the financial year showing a surplus of $1.7 million.


Rain warning for Tararuas: The MetService has issued a heavy rain warning for the Tararua ranges.


Inside headlines:
- 'Scam Ad' was wrong - PM;
- Concern at card of HCC boss;
- Super funds $1b short - English;
- Wgtn waits for rail shakeup;
- Stormwater grates make great barbecues;
- Supermarket shoppers to get petrol price cuts;
- Hawkins hijacked gun control inquiry, National says;
- Family hopes for tip on Grumbles;
- Stolen car plays dodgems;
- Family pig savages woman;
- Ram-raid thieves take motorbike clothing.


Sports lead
Cullen sticking around: Christian Cullen's sticking with NZ rugby to win the world cup.


Editorial: GE face-0ff to sway scientific boundaries;
Two more wins to go.

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