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EVENING POST NEWS MONITOR, 20 07 01


BIG Freeze damage in millions - Lord of the - Jackson worth $20m - Riots run, but cricket bats on - Archer's invite still stands - Oriental Bay beach gets OK - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


Big freeze damage in millions: Burst water pipes are giving Wellington region plumbers their biggest flood of business in 20 years.


Lord of - Jackson worth $20m: Seatoun movie mogul Peter Jackson has joined New Zealand's wealthy elite, winning a spot on the National Business Reviews's annual list of our top-money makers.


Riots run, but cricket bats on: New Zealand's Black Caps cricket team saw the rioting and teargas attacks which yesterday claimed two lives on the streets of Sri Lanka's capital Colombo.


Archer's invite still stands: An invitation to Lord Jeffrey Archer to speak in Wellington next year remains open, despite the millionaire British novelist being jailed for four years yesterday.


Oriental Bay beach gets OK: Oriental Bay beach users are likely to dig their toes into sand from either the South Island's sunny Golden Bay, the rugged West Coast or the volcanic central North Island.


Inside headlines
- Pests rife in many restaurants;
- Iwi slams Kapiti water plan;
- Resident plans to fight Transit's Plimmerton plan;
- Lord of the ring, ring...;
- Grenada Village gets apology;
- MP's logging claim misguided;
- Kids cop raw end of Capital police shuffle;
- Hardline unionist given warning;
- Jobs unfilled as speech-therapist shortsge bites;
- Editor of Vic's Salient threatens rival Lucid


Sports lead
Riots don't faze Kiwis: There's no concern and no call for Wellington's Black Cap James Franklin to phone home after street rioting witnessed by the team killed two people and injured more than 70 in Colombo last night.


Editorial: When the sentence doesn't fit the crime;
A man with much to hide

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