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EVENING POST NEWS MONITOR, 27 06 01


HOSPITALS full as flu set to strike - Review behind locked doors - Dog handler rammed by car - Injuries delay naming team - In Mirimar moggy love hurts - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


Hospitals full as flu set to strike: Wellington's hospitals are bursting at the seams with the worst of winter yet to hit the Capital.


Review behind locked doors: A Work and Income operations manager today told the Employment Court that doors were locked at night to keep progress on last year's ministerial review of the department secret.


Dog handler rammed by car: A bruised police dog handler and three damaged police cars were the result of a 100km car chase in Porirua last night.


Injuries delay naming team: Injury worries have forced a delay in naming the All Black team to play France at WestpacTrust Stadium in Wellington on Saturday night.


In Mirimar, moggie love hurts: Mirimar cats are more forward than those elsewhere in the region if early signs of mating are anything to go by.


Inside headlines
- Parties at odds over slow Gully progress;
- Second Canterbury jersey upsets union;
- Noise annoys neighbours of Upper Hutt sawmill;
- King warns UN of Aids challenge;
- Kapiti police hunt for ex-con;
- Police cuts raise drug fears in sex industry;
- Sparks fly again amid councillors' ill-discipline;
- Scrum down at Shepherds Arms;
- $2.7m drugs blowout after budget blunder;
- College's zone plan disappoints primary schools


Sports lead
Goldie back on test pace: Jeff Wilson says he has regained the deadly acceleration which helped him cut international rugby defences to shreds prior to his voluntary layoff last year.


Editorial: Search muddling adds to anguish;
How much is enough?

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