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EPOST News Monitor, December 18, 2000


NZ hideaway for Brit baby killer? - Facing the future -Sunline - a Kiwi queen - Shell revs up petrol price war - Bunkle given rental allowance for home - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial.


NZ hideaway for Brit baby killer: Immigration officials are in the dark about Britain's plans to possibly establish a new life in New Zealand for one of the killers of Liverpool toddler, James Bulger.

Facing the future: The front page pic shows nine-year-old George Marks proudly facing up with his iridescent Moko.

Sunline - a Kiwi queen: Sunline was the toast of Hong Kong and the queen of the racing world yesterday, defeating a high class international field of A-grade milers with one of the best performances of a steller career that does justice to her legendary ancestor - the one and only Phar Lap.

Shell revs up petrol price war: After more than a year of follow-the-leader price increases, aggresive competition has arrived at the petrol bowser in time for Xmas.

Bunkle given a rental allowance for home: Alliance MP Phillida Bunkle was getting a rental allowance to stay in her Thorndon house before she was given a taxpayer-owned apartment in Oriental Bay, she said today.

Inside headlines
- Pharmacist charged with misconduct;
- Bus shelter smokers prompt butt ban;
- Clark, Labour rising;
- Clocking in at Christchurch casino;
- Boy burnt as explosion hurls passengers from speedboat;
- Shortages a danger - firefighters;
- Search for diver;
- King backs chest hospital site going to town belt;
- 'Dover's last death rattle' may be on hold;
- Mountain bike theft dashes boy;s dream;
- Many put views on Marine reserve plan;
- Clark eyes Andean peak;
- Brawl at Otaki Beach;
- Driver's legs amputated;
- Man dies after fall at Te Papa.

Sports lead
- All Whites line up in Wgtn: Wellington is poised to host next year's World Cup soccer qualifier between the All Whites and the Socceroos.

Editorial: Change of tack, or just another ploy;
Sunline: She's incredible.

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