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The Evening Post, Tuesday, 16 January, 2001
Article: Mathew Loh

Huge bill to renew ancient city pipes - Sailors grateful to Lady Liz - Patients put second, clinic review finds - Sky dips out of rugby battle - Wellington wind the last hurdle for race yachts - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial

Huge bill to renew ancient city pipes: Wellington ratepayers face huge bills to renew several kilometres of the city's aging water, sewage and stormwater pipes over the next few years.

Sailors grateful to Lady Liz: The front page pic shows a pairs of seadogs thanful to be rescured from the wild Cook strait.

Patients put second, clinic review finds: Outpatients' clinics run by capital coast health are designed to meet the needs of staff, not patients, an internal review has found.

Sky dips out of rugby battle: Fans may still get to see all All Black matches this season despite a scrum over rights between Sky, Telstra-Saturn and TVNZ.

Wellington wind the last hurdle for race yachts: Yachties in the BT Global Challenge faced a final struggle today as they battled storm-force winds on their way to Wellington at the end of leg three of the round-the-world race.

Inside headlines
- US tax regime will trouble NZ - Prebble;
- Sowry seeks inquiry into MP's allowances;
- Lesbian brothelkeepers face jail for conning toffs;
- 4wds take up challenge;
- Computer firm eyes Terralink cast-offs;
- Winds hamper firefighters;
- Hail-hit farmers seek govt help;
- I knew it was him - pilots widow;
- Green light for fast ferry to remain fast;
- Injured lifesaver passes test

Sports lead
IRB seeks top-level talks: IRB chairman Vernon Pugh wants to meet Aussie Sports Minister, Jackie Kelly in the hope the 2003 World Cup can proceed as planned.

Editorial: Balancing the cost of the brain drain

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