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Evening Post News Monitor, 17.05. 01


Gully Rd within five years - Council shoots kindly pet - Crusading lawyer rides into town - Baby chimps lucky day - Kapiti coast a sitter for tsunamis - expert - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


Gully Rd within five years: The controversial Transmission Gully could be open by 2006.


Council shoots kindly pet: THe pet rooster of a Raumati south primary school has been shot by Kapiti council workers.


Crusading lawyer rides into town: Controverisal, some say eccentric but certainly more than effective crusading Canadian born lawyer Chris Harder is setting up legal shop in Wgtn.


Baby chimps lucky day: A new baby chimp at Wgtn Zoo has been named Bahiti - Swahili for lucky.


Kapiti Coast a sitter for tsunamis - expert: The Kapiti Coast is very vulnerable to tsunamis says a environmental geologist studying previous tidal wives in the area.


Inside headlines
- Midwives feud over care plan;
- Jackson a smoking gun;
- Fisheries squabble opens old wounds;
- Elderly woman tells of home invasion terror;
- Wgtn council injects $2m into region;
- Off-energy episode chills ill woman;
- Police please with sex crime tips


Sports lead
IBF knocks out Tua title challenge: David Tua is not the International Boxing Federation's (IBF) mandatory challenger and is not entitled to challenge new champ Hasim Rahman for the heavyweight title.


Editorial: Making a martyr of a cold, mass murderer

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