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CCH LOSS: Capital Coast Health has posted a $21.76 million dollar loss for the 1998 – 1999 year – one of the worst financial performances of any hospital for the third consecutive year.

LOMU FOR WGTN: The prospect of a huge fine and expulsion from European rugby will force the Bristol rugby club to drop its bid to sign Jonah Lomu leaving him likely to play for Wellington, Britain’s Times newspaper said today.

CONFESSION: A man confessed to killing Napier schoolgirl Kirsa Jensen in a phonebox conversation with a Melbourne journalist today and is police custody. Police are skeptical of his claims.

COFFEE: Silo Tabuakovei who owns the Vault Café has been voted best barista at the Felix Foundation Restaurant Awards.

RAIN: Water is building up in Wellington streets this morning after heavy overnight rain continued.

WHARF: Wellington’s wharf police have been asked to leave their harbour base to make room for Top Cat fast ferry.

COMMONWEALTH: Foreign Minister Don McKinnon is poised to be appointed Commonwealth Secretary General early tomorrow.

CAMPAIGN: National is changing its election campaign amid concerns that ACT is stealing its party vote.

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