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EPOST NEWS MONITOR, 29.12.00

The Evening Post, Friday, 29 December, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh


Highway reaper's harvest slashed - Tragic task faces farmers - Eighty quake recorders to span North Island - Couch gives up 57-year secret - Waiting motorist attacked - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial.


Highway reaper's harvest slashed: Tough road safety campaigns and enforcment is paying off, with this year's death toll the lowest for 36-years.


Tragic task faces farmers: Marlborough farmer David Western about to start shifting charred stock.


Eighty quake recorders to span North Island: Scientist plan to install almost 100 quakes recorders to study the tectonic movement under NZ.


Couch gives up 57-year secret: A US marine corps vetern has finally got his hands on his wallet he lost in 1943 in the capital - it turned up in 2000 embedded in a musty Berempore-based house.


Waiting motorist attacked: A motorist was stabbed, bashed and had his car stolen while waiting to board the inter-island ferry.


Inside headlines
- Big changes hit NZ transport in 2000;
- Commuters trained for service changes;
- Pressure may bring forward Trans gully;
- Steeper banks to make range safe;
- Parents ok sex education;
- Top town's council see future;
- Woman jumps from speeding car;
- Resident plan court battle over cables.


Sports lead
Allott out of one dayers: World Cup hero Geoff Allott's back problems have forced him out of series against Zimbabwe.


Editorial: Privy Council move now unstoppable.



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