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EVENING POST NEWS MONITOR, 13 06 01


SHAKE-UP for child welfare agency - Tanczos unfazed by heart attack-dope link - Kiwis labelled hotel-undie washers - Escaped prisoner is no folk hero, say police - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


Shake-up for child welfare agency: The crisi-ridden Department of Child, Youth And Family is promising to become an organisation New Zealanders can be proud of after today's launch to turn it around in the next two years.


Tanczos unfazed by heart attack-dope link: Green MP Nandor Tanczos won't be backing off his campaign to legalise cannabis use despite American scientists warning it may increase the risk of heart attacks in middle-aged people.


Kiwis labelled hotel-undie washers: New Zealanders are a nation of people who like to wash their underwear in their hotel room bath or shower, according to the British Tourism Authority.


Escaped prisoner is no folk hero, say police: Police are worried publicity about the antics of prison escaper Kevin Polwart might be turning him into a folk hero like George Wilder.


Inside headlines
- Judges to brief other MPs;
- No gag, says health board boss;
- Koreans protest over Japanese war textbooks;
- Drown water trust plan, WRC to hear;
- Shed 22 options shortlisted;
- Water supply contract renewal divides councils;
- Fees may not rise - Vic;
- Fewer ads hurting TVNZ, says Hobbs;
- Switch off costly unused appliances, Branz says;
- Digital coming, but same old channels;
- Massaging out the sleaze factor;
- Flippant remark earns reprimand


Sports lead
Hunt for missing cash: Questions are being asked over more than $40,000 of charitable funds Wellington Rugby League is listed as recieving but which are not in the coffers.


Editorial: Promotional puffery disguised as news;
Councillors avoid early Xmas

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