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EVENING POST NEWS MONITOR, 09 07 01


'IT was a punch' - Fantastic voyage - inside ourselves - Body may be man missing since 1999 - Dyson leaps to Maharey's defence - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


'It was a punch': Auckland sports fanatic Sonny Shaw has threatened to lay a charge of assault against All Black Jerry Collins if the New Zealand Rugby Football Union does not accept that Collins punched him.


Fantastic voyage - inside ourselves: Children will be able to climb a giant digestive system and arteries in the Capital next month - but it isn't the plot to a new science fiction film.


Body may be man missing since 1999: Police believe the decomposed body found in bush just off SH2 at Silverstream may be Scott Cretney, 28-year-old computer analyst who went missing in October, 1999.


Dyson leaps to Maharey's defence: Associate Social Services Minister Ruth Dyson today leapt to the defence of Social Services Minister Steve Maharey, saying she couldn't recall him criticising Christine Rankin's dress style.


Inside headlines
- Strip bar row over - refuge boss;
- Contracts' 'face' clause doesn't fit;
- NZ not a utopia for kids, PM worries;
- Fighting the arms trade;
- Godfather of NZ movies dies;
- Kirton set to stand down after 24 years;
- Brash as yet only one to declare;
- Hopefuls line up to take on McCloy in Kapiti;
- Primary teachers 2pc angers PPTA;
- Capital a hit in Texas;
- Bylaw unfair, says Santa Fe owner


Sports lead
Kangaroos jumpy ahead of showdown: Australian coach Chris Anderson believes the Kangaroos face a race against time in their preparations for the one-off rugby league test against New Zealand in Wellington this week.


Editorial
A party in search of a philosophy;
Cowed by busybodies

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