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EVENING POST, Tuesday, 27 February, 2001

The Evening Post

Demand for homes through the roof - Parish praises pastor's parole - Putting on the Ritz in Capital - Skyhawks all but grounded by lack of funds - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial

Demand for homes through the roof: Hundreds of Wellingtonians are waiting for State homes after a blowout in the number of families categorised as having urgent or serious housing needs.

Parish praises pastor's parole: Titahi Bay Baptist church is thrilled its former pastor - a convicted paedophile - has been released on parole.

Putting on the Ritz in Capital: Food and service at the Boulcott Street Bistro went British today, as the head waiter of London's Ritz Hotel and the private chef to Sir John Paul Getty spent a day's work experience there.

Skyhawks all but grounded by lack of funds: Lack of money has forced the Air Force to cut the flying hours of it's 18 Skyhawk jets so drastically they are no longer deemed generally available for military tasks.

Inside headlines
- Child agency says sorry;
- Poison kills possum passion;
- Convicted Wgtn lawyer struck off;
- Fathers' groups avoid faction;
- Returning solo mums could miss dole;
- Top street title doesn't stack up - resident;
- Dream comes true for young dancer;
- Apartment security a census headache;
- Fresh hope for dismissed appeals;
- Middle Earth Wgtn of cloud-cuckoo land;
- Manners Mall part of WCC's $2.3m facelift

Sports lead
Twose: No word on last hurrah: NZ batsman Roger Twose is poised to bow out of international cricket at Carisbrook tomorrow, although confirmation of his retirement could be months away.

Editorial: Blowing the whistle on council workshops

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