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National Radio 8am Bulletin

Americas Cup – PM in Oz – Mozambique – Child Killer – Prescribing Nurses – Israel – Health Changes – Flight Research

AMERICAS CUP: The first of what is expected to be a big crowd has started arriving at Auckland’s viaduct basin for what may be the fifth and final race today in the Americas Cup. Today is Prada’s last chance to keep its campaign alive. Alan Sefton says that it is not over yet.

PM IN OZ: PM has hit back at critics who say NZ is moving in a non-cooperative manner with Australian defence. Helen Clark says she will watch the Americas Cup.

MOZAMBIQUE: International aid is pouring into Mozambique as 100,000 people are estimated to still be stranded in floods. British aid minister says that it is hard for Europe

CHILD KILLER: Police in Flint Michigan say they have arrested the uncle of a six-year-old boy who shot a classmate.

PRESCRIBING NURSES: The Ministry of Health is looking at giving prescribing rights to a wider group of nurses than just child and elderly care nurses.

ISRAEL: Israel’s Parliament has backed a bill that would make it very hard to achieve a peace settlement with Syria.

HEALTH CHANGES: A community group in South Auckland involved in health provision says it wants to be involved in the government’s new health board.

FLIGHT RESEARCH: A NZ researcher has received money from NASA to try to improve pilot and plane safety by interviewing pilots about near misses.

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