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EPost New Monitor Aug 30

The Evening Post, Wednesday 30 August, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh


'They are acting like spoilt children'- Police probe homicides across country - Taranaki school pupils in the van of bid for a bus - Anderton tells Turia: Be more careful - No deal in doc talks - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial.


'They are acting like spoiled children': Full-scale war has broken out in Kapiti District's Council, with Mayor Iride McCloy calling for the resignations of three councillors.


Police probe homicides across country: A bleeding liquor store owner described his killer to police over a cordless phone yesterday as his life ebbed away on the footpath outside his South Auckland shop.


Taranaki school pupils in the van over bid for a bus: The front page pic shows eleven tired children from a tiny Taranaki school arrived at the Beehive today with a plea for the government - Give Us a new bus.


Anderton tells Turia: Be careful: Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton has rejected claims that post-colonial-stress-disorder was behind high levels of Maori violence.


No deal in doc talks: Talks between junior doctors and hospital managers were vcontinuing today.


Inside headlines.
- Billionaire gives up battle for name suppression;
- Sacked staff to sue Labour party;
- Dope laws ok, says youth MPs;
- But oh, how they could harmonise;
- Fisheries carve-up back up for review;
- Goff pessimistic over Indonesian intentions;
- Crime unit move a downgrade- Nats;
- Caltex move has motorists braced for another hike;
- Massey staff to strike after pay offer rejected;
- Arrests end smashing spree;
- Report censures hospital after baby Maisy's death;
- Opposition demands a deluge.


Sports lead.
Tricolours tipped for capital: Wellington seems set to host a test next year between the All Blacks and their recent World Cup nemesis - France.


Editorial: Why Singapore trade deal is important to New Zealand;
Mergers, golden handshakes.

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