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EVENING POST, NEWS MONITOR 23 06 01


Public may have to fund body hunt - Family that lays together stays together - Weightwatcher feels like a million dollars - Collins fits in 'like an old campaigner' - Bailout saved On energy - analyst - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


Public may have to fund body hunt: If the public wants to know what the mystery objects are at the bottom of Cook Strait, they'll have to pay for a search, police say.


Family that lays together stays together: The laying of Wellington's new stormwater drains is a family affair for the contractors involved.


Collins fits in 'like an old campaigner': Wellington's new All Black, Jerry Collins, "is like an old campaigner" and slots in without any fuss, says All Black coach Wayne Smith leading into tonight's test match against Argentina in Christchurch.


Bailout saved On energy - analyst: NGC - the owner of On energy, Wellington's biggest power supplier - might have gone bust if its Australian owner hadn't provided a bailout, a sharemarket analyst says.


Weightwatcher feels like a million dollars: Five months ago Lower Hutt upholsterer George Carlson was so overweight he couldn't even fit into his bath.


Inside headlines
- I'm putting my money on Sara-Marie;
-Kids' free GP visits maybe in jeopardy;
-Defiant Rankin ready for her court hearing;
- Immunity option open to PM;
- No split, no profit for TVNZ - report;
- Safety authority proposes U-turn on give-way rules;
- Parents warned over teen party-text craze;
- Lower Hutt clamps down on youth crime;
- Diners ignore soy warning;
- All Blacks puts the boot in;
- Newlands student angry with school


Sports lead
Selectors eye combinations: It seems just three pairs of All Blacks can look at each other going into tonight's test with Argentina in Christchurch and say " see you next week in Wellington".


Editorial: Powerless performers

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