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The Evening Post

Published: Tue 1 Aug 2000 05:33 PM
Hospital admits ICU crisis - Karen Walker has designs on capital - Jump for joy - Anna's off to the big apple - Call to speak out on Maori child abuse - Feeding fans fast the real test - Inside Headlines - Sports lead - Editorial
Hospital admits ICU crisis: Capital Coast Health boss Margot Mains admits Wellington hospital's Intensive Care Unit is in crisis with understaffing causing patient transfers and cancelled operations.
Karen Walker has designs on capital: Credit card signings among Wgtn women are sure to rise with designer Walker about to open a signature store in the capital.
Jump for joy: The front page pic. shows Irish dancers leaping in celebration after a recent competition.
Anna's off to the big apple: Lower Hutt is joining the Ivy League and moving to New York to enrol at the prestigeous Columbia University.
Call to speak out on Maori child abuse: Maori leaders have called on their community to speak out about intolerable levels of child abuse with stats showing Maori kids are five times more likely to be abused than pakeha children.
Feeding fans fast the real test: Westpac Trust Stadium is to face it biggest test yet - 36,500 thirsty and hungry fans.
Inside Headlines:
- Bottrill distressed by his mistakes;
- Labour tried to coerce me on bill - Bradford;
- Strait freight prices above aboard, says Tranz Rail;
- Pre-ECA culture safer, says union;
- National slams universal benefit;
-ACC lump-sum payments tipped;
- Army deserter to review his options;
- Near-nude cop fined for prank;
- Kedgley slams chook industry label scheme;
- Clark call to honour unsung heroes;
-Hine's relatives to let justice take it's course;
- Life or death decision;
"Girl next door" gets chance on catwalk;
- Clash over credit cards.
Sports lead: Fleming move: yes, no, wait. Canterbury resigned to losing Black Caps skipper Stephen Fleming to Wellington.
Editorial - Bringing coroners into the 21st century.
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