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EVENING POST, NEWS MONITOR 23.05 01

YOUTHS cooped up in hell cells - $840 a day deal sparks SSC review - Kids tree house faces the axe - Beyer wins driving battle - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


Youths cooped up in hell cells: A wave of serious youth crime in Lower Hutt has led to suspects as young as 14 being locked for days in tiny windowless police cells because there are no other secure beds.


$840 a day deal sparks SSC review: The use of "executive leasing" among government agencies is being investigated following concerns about the $200,000 contract held by vindicated special education Celia Lashlie.


Kids tree house faces the axe: A childs tree house in Brooklyn is to be pulled down after Wellington City Council branded it dangerous and demanded its removal.


Beyer wins driving battle: Wairarapa MP Georgina Beyer has notched up another achievement.


Inside headlines
- No growth - Opposition;
- Tumour op planned for D'Audney;
- Chilly night, hail disturb sleep;
- Missing trampers found;
- Heart complaint sufferers missing out on drug;
- Students tell of campus trouble;
- Buses, cabs fight over Courtenay Pl;
- Morrison's "dodgy numbers' disputed;
- First-time sculptor scoops top fine arts competition;
- Firefighters powerless to save children;
- Buyer sought to splash out on Mermaid;
- Eastbourne bus land to be sold


Sports lead
Finger pointed at Kiwis' Cup win: NZ coach David Trist says he will be shocked if tomorrows's report into cricket corruption raises suspicions over the side's ICC knockout tournament win in Nairobi in October


Editorial: Fiji's anniversary - nothing to celebrate
The bickering continues

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