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Ellis Inquiry – Driver Charged X2 – Girl Shot – Girl Burnt – Ameica’s Cup – Gambling Problems – Mozambique Floods – Petrol Price Rise – Broadcasting Industry – National Qualification – Chathams Doctors

ELLIS INQUIRY - The Justice Minister has been asked to put a child advocate into in the inquiry of the trial of convicted sex offender Peter Ellis by the Commissioner for Children Roger McClay.

DRIVER CHARGED: A Wanganui man has appeared today in the district court charged with failing to stop at an accident after two boys were found dead in a river bank.

DRIVER CHARGED: A man charged with dangerous driving causing death has also appeared in a Wanganui District Court after a woman driver was killed in a police chase with the man.

GIRL SHOT: In Flint Michigan a six-year-old girl is dead when a small boy shot her in class.

GIRL BURNT: The Police say they will rectify the behaviour of a Rotorua child who set fire to her six-year-old friend causing third degree burns.

AMERICA’S CUP: The forth race for the America’s Cup today is expected to go ahead after four days of delays.

GAMBLING PROBLEMS: A pre-trial inquiry has been told a man accused of murdering his wife and children had large debts and gambling problems.

MOZAMBIQUE FLOODS: A new surge of floodwaters has hit parts of Southern Mozambique with families still perched precariously on rooftops away from the rising waters.

PETROL PRICE RISE: Petrol retailer BP will join Mobil in raising its petrol and diesel prices by three cents tonight, the third rise in a month.

BROADCASTING INDUSTRY: The broadcasting industry says the elimination of children’s advertising on television would undermine the amount of locally made television programmes due to the drop in revenue.

NATIONAL QUALIFICATION: A delay to the implementation of a new National qualification for secondary schools which replaces School Certificate has been criticised by teachers and the opposition.

CHATHAMS DOCTORS: Chatham Islanders are upset that a doctor , who was in the Island for only six months, is leaving because his wife cannot get registration in New Zealand.


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