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EVENING POST, NEWS MONITOR 16 07 01


Defence 'lemon' scuttled - Petrol, air fares, milk drive CPI higher - City needs extra police - Cr Cook - Cop counselled after refusing to attend Newtown robbery - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


Defence 'lemon' scuttled: The Army's failed transport ship has been sold $8 million, a fraction of the prize it has cost taxpayers since it was bought seven years ago.


Petrol, air fares, milk drive CPI higher: The dollar in your pocket is being further stretched with inflation up 3.2 percent in the year to June, according to Statistics NZ.


City needs exra police - Cr Cook: A drop in police numbers threatens to scupper Wellington City Council's efforts to make the Capital the country's safest city.


Cop counselled after refusing to attend Newtown robbery: A Wellington crime scene policewoman has been counselled for refusing to attend an aggravated robbery of Newtown's WestpacTrust bank in May.


Inside headlines
- Aussies, Brits seek Kiwi staff;
- Nuke test vets give warning;
- Govt sweetener 'modest';
- Taxpayer bill to fight Rankin case $450,000;
- Pepper spray use under cloud;
- Creche's future hangs by thread after ERo reports;
- Talks may ease Gully planting hurdle;
- Capital could be bugged by flu soon;
- Right to sue decision 'disgusting' - groups;
- Versace show wildly successful;
- Triple treat for Wellington production;
- Local flavour missing from coffee festival


Sports lead
Wallabies look forward: The challenge now is to get even better


Editorial
Burying the shame of Lake Alice;
Tough crime, tough time

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