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EVENING POST NEWS MONITOR, 05 07 01


Slip, slide crash - He's 36 with a $1m job - $5m Gorge signs fail to warn drivers - Partying Collins may get minder - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


Slip, slide, crash: Wellington roads resembled a giant demolition derby this morning as the region plunged below freezing level for the third day in a row.


He's 36 with $1m job: The newly appointment boss of New Zealand's largest company won't need to buy Lotto Powerball tickets after taking the reins of the new multi-billion-dollar dairy co-operative.


$5m Gorge signs fail to warn drivers: The much-vaunted electronic speed-limit signs on SH1 were completely in-effective first thing this morning in warning motorists of threacherous ice on the road.


Partying Collins may get minder: All Black No 8 Jerry Collins could be given a minder by his club when he's out socialising, in a bid to avoid a repeat of a Sunday-morning altercation outside Sports Cafe in Courtenay Place.


Inside headlines
- Wearing out her welcome;
- Prebble denies past sexist behaviour;
- Axe sexist Maharey, Prebble, says Shipley;
- Question schools over Internet safety - advocate;
- Contractors get cracking on repairing fallen crane;
- Reviews a waste of money, says varsity head;
- Average $13 rate rise for Porirua residents


Sports lead
Stars sidestep club play: Club netball looks set to become a victim of the sport's march towards fulltime professionalism.


Editorial: More millions in lawyers' pockets

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