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EPOST NEWS MONITOR 24.01.01

The Evening Post, Wednesday, 24 January, 2001
Article: Mathew Loh


Joint water plan to save $2.8 million a year - Decade calls it a day - Pit stop pressure for drivers - New neighbours for envoy Bolger - Shell pterol rise forces BP back track - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


Joint water plan to save $2.8 m a year: A trust controlling Wellinton's billion-dolar water system could save the region's ratepayers $2.8 milion a year , says a report released today.


Decade calls it a day: The front page pic shows a co-owner of Wgtn shop Decade shutting down her Art Deco business.


Pit stop pressure for drivers: Wellington bus drivers sometimes urinate behind trees at the Strathmore and Mirimar terminals because of a lack of toilets.


New neighbours for envoy Bolger: Bill and Hilary Clinton have become the Bolgers next-door neighbours in Washington.


Shell petrol rise forces BP backtrack: Shell grabbed the initiative in the latest round of petrol price battles, forcing main competitor BP to backtrack on it's 7c increased on Monday.


Inside headline
- Terralink job hopes dashed;
- Signs delay again;
- Retailers cheer fountain's demise;
- Arson accused granted bail;
- New Maori set now "very close";
- Academic associates fondly remeber jogger;
- Survey rates Wgtn outpatient service worst in the land;
- Dead toddler's name released;
- Link between new job law and port dispute rejected;
- Lloyd Scott says radio nap a "joke";
- Miramar students fatal jump


Sports lead
Penn makes it - thanks to mentor: Wgtn fast bowler Andrew Pennhas credited Firebirds coach Vaughan Johnson for helping him come to grips with one-day cricket.


Editorial: New government diktat - money's no answer;
Welcome to 2001, brothers

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