Newstalk ZB Headlines - 11am
Spy Faxes Sent To Chicken Factory - Top secret fax documents, including codenames relating to US President Bill Clinton’s visit here next week for the APEC summit have been arriving at a south Auckland chicken processing factory. Instead of orders for chickens, the faxes contain messages on security issues such as the installation of White House communications equipment at Auckland International Airport. The faxed documents contain the names and car registration details of military communications officials. APEC Operations spokesperson Robyn Orchard says police are investigating the matter: “We are obviously looking into the situation in conjunction with the Americans. However, it is really a matter for the Americans to address themselves.” She is pleased the faxes went to a responsible member of the public.
UN Call To East Timor - Support from Foreign
Minister Don McKinnon for suggestions for the United Nations
are prepared to send peacekeeping forces to East Timor.
Violence is continuing to sweep the province in the wake of
the autonomy referendum, with two more UN workers stabbed to
death overnight. Mr McKinnon says the UN can’t take any
action until the results of the ballot are known. However he
says a UN promise to send peacekeepers could improve the
situation: “People would feel a lot more comfortable with
just the knowledge that that was going to happen.” Meanwhile
the New Zealand MPs that are monitoring the ballot left East
Timor last night and are now in