INDEPENDENT NEWS

The Christchurch Press

Published: Mon 19 Mar 2001 01:16 PM
Prison unit - Skills shortage - Adventure playground festival - Youngster to repay $750 - Peter Davis
PRISON UNIT A prison unit which had $260,000 spent on it has remained idle.
CRIMINALS PROPERTY Since the Proceeds of Crimes Act 1992 come into force, restraining orders have been served on $23 million worth of property.
SKILLS SHORTAGE A reports says that Christchurch's labour shortage is less than severe.
ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND FESTIVAL Alex Schukin pedalled a bike 50m above Worcester Boulevard with Toni West dangling below.
YOUNGSTER TO REPAY $750 A Christchurch family will today force his son to return $750 which he scammed from WestpacTrust.
PETER DAVIS The Prime Ministers husband has been under attack from the opposition for receiving $750,000 to research what a decade of health reforms has done for hospitals.
Inside political stories:
- Schedule murky on re-entry of Mir
- Greens rapt with Coast council going eco-friendly
- PM's team to attend South Island hui
- Govt stymied in short term
Editorial: Fiji floundering
World: UK firm on killing healthy stock
Sport: Double act in a dead show
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