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EVENING POST NEWS MONITOR, 02 05 01


HOSPITAL bleeds in funding squeeze - Cheap's a great way to fly - Do you hanker after Xena's chakram? - Qantas raises ante in NZ's air travel war - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


Hospital bleeds in funding squeeze: Services may face the knife at Hutt Hospital in the next year without more funding, its health board says.


Cheap's a great way to fly: It may be cheap but it ain't nasty, and if you travel from A to B in one piece who's complaining.


Do you hanker after Xena's chakram?: Is there any room in your life for a mobile bed of nails, used only once by a bondage slave?


Qantas raises ante in NZ's air travel war: NZ's domestic airfare wars intensified yesterday with Qantas Australia announced a cut-price service linking with Nelson-based Origin Pacific Airways.


Inside headlines
- TVNZ charter stats next year;
- It's a wrap for NZ's Mr Movie Shelton;
- US defence plan won't work - Goff;
- Photo licences help lower road toll - Williamson;
- Councillors support rail buy-back;
- Two arrested for robberies;
- Restaurateur released on bail;
- New editor for Post;
- Daytime city attack is the second in 24 hours


Sports lead
Champ terminates Tua: New world heavyweight boxing king Hasim Rahman says Kiwi David Tua will never get to fight for the title while he's champion.


Editorial
Fantasy or suicide? Change the rules now;
Gosches's signal awry

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