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EPOST News Monitor, Wednesday, October 11, 2000

The Evening Post, Wednesday, October 11, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh


Foreign firms eye city trains - Ballet mums: Sick as a pirouette - Shunting sidelined - Been there, done that, says Railways veteran - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


Foreign firms eye city trains: Passenger train services are guaranteed in Wellington despite Tranz Rail planning to sell off Tranz Metro, the commuter part of its business.


Ballet mums: Sick as a pirouette: The front page pic shows Royal New Zealand ballet dancer Pieter Symonds limbering up on the day a survey was issued "exposing" the "torment' of young dancers.


Shunting sidelined: Tranz Rail is to drastically cut it's shunting operations, the cause of half it's workplace deaths in the past decade, because it says it's too unsafe.


Been there, done that, says Railway veteran: In 28 years working for Railways national customer service manager Seamus O'Sullivan.


NZ First pledges backing on super: The govt has already leapt the first hurdle on the way to setting up its "monster" superannuation fund.


Inside headlines
-Beyer gets celebrity treatment in Britain;
- Put MMP to vote, says Shipley;
- Integrity reminder for police;
- Lawyer still can't recall night attack;
- Tararua braces for more rain;
- Secret meeting at Vic broke rules - Maharey;
- Firefighters' fear as garage explodes;
- Wgtn on travel agents' itenerary;
- Exploitation, says film consultant.


Sports lead
- Dodgy knee threatens Kiwi star: Injured all-rounder Chris Cairns will remain in Kenya with the NZ cricket team but his prospects of playing any significant role in the upcoming tour of South Africa look bleak.


Editorial: Govt inexperience is widening the gaps;
Prison's the only option

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