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EVENING POST, NEWS MONITOR, 29 05 01


Capital's cabbies feel the squeeze - Good lord, it's a dead ringer...or is it? - Barely hiding their disgust - Pupils get high on sherbet - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


Capital's cabbies feel the squeeze: Cabbies Wellington's small taxi firms are struggling to earn a buck and are blaming everything, from the Qantas New Zealand collapse to good weather, for their misfortune.


Good lord, it's a dead ringer .... or is it?: A budget of hundreds, a cast of dozens, and media invited onto the set....it's filmaking but not as we've come to know it living in the shadow of The Lord Of The Rings.


Barely hiding their disgust: Brazilian students protesting against sleaze in politics have decided that their bare bottoms make the point best.


Pupils get high on sherbet: A Lower Hutt secondary school has banned sherbet because students were using the powdered sweets to get high.


Inside headlines
- Talks may avert hospital strike;
- Sounds from the opposide ends of the earth;
- Treaty stalling claims denied; but no extra cash;
- Compo unlikely over dirty diesel;
- Little hope of finding bodies;
- Cab firm, Stagecoach strike deal over tickets;
- Worries over super funds;
- TVNZ split talks urgent;


Sports lead
Campbell set for final fling: New Zealand's leading golfer Michael Campbell quietly eased his way towards an outside chance for victory heading into the final round of the European PGA championships today.


Editorial: Cameras no substitute for police officers;
Netball's big night

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