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EPost news monitor, Friday, 1 September 2000

Published: Fri 1 Sep 2000 04:02 PM
The Evening Post, Friday 1 September, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh
Millions to train GPs to report child abuse - Killing spate sretches forensic staff to limit - Fireman collapses after blaze - Smoking-police on red alert, there's a stogie-roller in town - Last words from doomed Concorde - Man's death sparks WCC safety review - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial.
Million to train GPs to report child abuse: Millions of dollars are to be spent to ensure doctors report child abuse after CYFS evidence showed many doctors claim ACC money for child abuse cases but do not report them to welfare authorities.
Killing spate stretches forensic staff to limit: A spate of killings throughout NZ is stretching the nation's forensic specialists to the limit.
Fireman collapses after blaze: The front page pic shows fireman Brendan Grylls receiving medical aid after collapsing after battling a Woburn blaze.
Smoking-police on red alert, there's a stogie roller in town: A cigar rolling demo performed by Cuban master may have contravened smokefree laws, according to the Health Ministry.
Last words from doomed Concorde: A burst tyre started the chain of events that led to the tragically fatal Air France Concorde crash in July.
Man's death sparks WCC safety review: The death of a man in a caved-in trench has force the WCC to review health and safety standards.
Inside headlines.
- Unions, bosses clash on faith rules;
- Massey collective staff walk out the door;
- Tendering process fair - loser;
- Silver screen hopefuls set off on course;
- Raukawa-Tait fires another broadside;
- Ellis inquiry gets extra time;
- Deadline time in doctors pay dispute;
- Health upgrade nearer;
- Helpline saved;
- Secure your homes, town told after deaths;
- Pay hike, not the boot for Kapiti trio;
- Accelerant used - police;
- Military seeks junior rank pay rise.
Sportslead
More bite for Lions: Cullen in: The Wellington Lions will be without All Black star Tana Umaga for tommorrow night's game against Taranaki but will champion custodian Christian Cullen at No 15.
Editorial: NZ needs a free-trader in the US White House;
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