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National Radio 7am Bulletin

Kit Richards – Rodney Council – Apprenticeship Programme – Arming Farmers – Pope In Holy Land – President Clinton in South Asia – Snakes Alive – TB – Softball Bat Assault

KIT RICHARDS: Timberlands and Government patch up differences after Timberlands decides not to employ former senior manager Kit Richards as a consultant anymore.

RODNEY COUNCIL: The future of Rodney Council hangs in the balance after the Mayor and five councillors resign. If one more councillor resigns then there will not be sufficient for a quorum.

APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMME: The Government will this morning launch a new apprenticeship scheme designed to put 3000 young people into industry training.

ARMING FARMERS: An Auckland QC says it is dangerous for farmers to arm themselves to defend themselves from drug dealers growing cannabis on their land. A Federated Farmers official has encouraged farmers to arm themselves.

POPE IN HOLY LAND: The highest officials in Israel have turned out to welcome Pope John Paul II arrive in Tel Aviv. He has urged Christians and Jews to live together in peace.

PRESIDENT CLINTON IN SOUTH ASIA: President Bill Clinton has urged India to reopen a dialogue with Pakistan over the disputed province of Pakistan. The Pakistan Foreign Minister has encouraged the President in his quest for peace.

SNAKES ALIVE: Greens say NZ needs tighter border controls following the discovery of another snake – this time in Christchurch.

TB: Drs calling for action to deal with the rising incidence of TB especially among immigrants. They want the screening procedures reviewed.

SOFTBALL BAT ASSAULT: Three people were assaulted with softball bats in their homes last night,.

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