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The Evening Post, Friday, February 2, 2001
Article: Mathew Loh

Council revolt on CitiOps sell-off - Jury out on Middleton - Dalton's wife, children wait with fingers crossed - Sponsors dob in to save Newtown Police station - Wellington region driest for 40 years - Inside headlines - Editorial

Council revolt on CitiOps sell-off: Plans to privatise Wellington City Council's works unit look set to be overturned in what would be a big defeat for Mayor Mark Blumsky's Wellington Alive-Labour grouping.

Jury out on Middleton: Mark Middleton should not be punished for mourning the loss of his step-daughter, says his defence lawyer.

Dalton's wife, children wait with fingers crossed: The front page pic shows Grant Dalton and Mike Quilter at the helm of round-the-world yacht Club Med.

Sponsors dob in to save Newtown police station: Newtown will continue to have a police station, Rongotai MP Annette King said today.

Wellington region driest for 40 years: It's official - Wellington is suffering a drought.

Inside headlines
- Fiji protest absurd - Dunne;
- National honour for Pauatahanui reserve;
- GM bacteria could kill all life - US expert;
- Shell moves twice in petrol price war;
- Midnight Makara fire;
- Mark and Mary to bite on Big Apple;
- We can't match Holmes' pay - TV3;
- Sigh of relief as Banks pulls plug;
- Huge turnout expected for Porirua festivals;
- Recruiting bill set to hit $500,000

Sports lead
Hurricanes venture in hot climate: The Hurricanes have just seven 1st XV certainties in their lineup to face the Chiefs in Gisborne on Saturday.

Editorial: Clark's somersault on Waitangi Dayl;
Sir Robert Mahuta's dream

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