INDEPENDENT NEWS

The Christchurch Press

Published: Mon 5 Mar 2001 10:09 AM
Meat prices - Summertimes - Lost dog - Dalton - Fire ban
- MEAT PRICES A significant increase in demand in imported beef and lamb in Europe is likely to push meet prices in New Zealand supermarkets to all time highs, after foot and mouth has been either suspected or found in every part of Europe.
- SUMMERTIMES More than 100,000 people turned out to Classical Sparks in the Park on Saturday night in Hagley park.
- LOST DOG Doobie, the dog lost by rescued owner Hamish Stothers has been found and returned to his owner. Stothers was lost in Abel Tasman Park and found last Saturday.
- DALTON Grant Dalton has proved that in round-the-world yachting that smart is better than a superior boat.
- FIRE BAN An Environment Canterbury smog proposal to ban new householders from using solid burners will be enforced by the public according to Cr. Neil Cherry.
Inside political stories:
- Claim of pressure by MPs;
- Govt stays out of row over Terralink issue.
World: Disease scare hits Europe
Sport: Pakistan on the ropes
Editorial: Ecuador's challenges
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