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EVENING POST, OCT 20

The Evening Post, Friday, October 20, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh


Don't let gays marry - govt told - Birthday bash drags queen back to capital - Cantabs calm in face of rampant Lions - Rapist doing time in community - Ice research centre saved - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


Don't let gays marry - govt told: Gay and lesbian couples won't get the same rights as heterosexual couples if the govt listens to public submissions on the issue.


Birthday bash drags queen back to capital: The front page pic shows drag queen Carmen at Wgtn airport.

Cantabs calm in face of rampant Lions: Wakey, Wakey Christchurch. The Lions are coming to town.


Rapist doing time in community: A convicted rapist sentenced to preventive detention is being regularly released into the community to work.


Ice research centre saved: An about-turn by Victoria University in response to enormous public pressure has saved the prestigeous Antarctic Research Centre.


Inside headlines
- Fuel hikes to hit cartage rates, road cahrges criticised;
- Crown spots Treaty upset in oil claim;
- Clark treads lightly in "legal minefield";
- Formula for baby success - no formula;
- Day highlights osteoporosis;
- Maori gap plans worries Plunket;
- A Maori novelty in the book of Genesis;
- Low audiences for Di's dresses not my fault - organiser;
- New rules force runway decision;
- Dance teachers furious at survey;
- Courthouse transformed;
- More cops for Mob's visit to Porirua;
- Dad shocked to find baby dead, wife in psych care.


Sports lead
World Cup hangs in balance: A 24h-hour session on the phone by Kiwi coach Frank Endacott may have averted a boycott by 10 Kiwi players of next week's Rugby League world cup.


Editorial: Is Tuesday's forum serious or a game;
Discipline those claws

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