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The Evening Post

TRANSMISSION GULLY: Work on a Transmission Gully highway could begin in two years if the law is changed to allow private firms to own and operate toll roads, Ministers say.

ECLIPSE: The last total solar eclipse of the 20th century swept across Europe and the Middle East last night, NZ time.

GOVERNMENT SPENDING: Many public servants don't care about how they spend taxpayers' money, Defence Minister Max Bradford said today.

Also on the front page:

-PETROL RISES: NZ can expect petrol prices to continue rising, oil companies say. -WELLINGTON LIGHTS: Capital Colours promoter Nick Tansley was confident corporate Wellington would support his scheme to light the city's high-rises. -CABLE CAR: A campaign to stop the sale of the cable car is to be launched. -STONE CIRCLE: A Wairarapa farmer has erected a stone circle on his property.

Inside Headlines:

-URBAN MAORI: There is no risk of urban Maori missing out on benefits from the fisheries settlement, the Waitangi Fisheries Commission said today. -LEGAL AID: Call for work to be split among private and public law organisations -

-OFF DUTY GUARD GRABS ESCAPER

-TRIBES LOSE BID TO STAY LIFTING ORDER

-MENTAL CHALLENGE KEEPS TEEN DANCER ON HER TOES

-TV SETS FOR PRIVATE JAIL

-CAR THIEVES FIND CLASSIC FORDS HIGHLY COLLECTABLE -KOHANGA REO TALKS

-MILLENNIUM CONCERT: The editorial discusses the demise of the Gisborne concert


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