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National Radio 9am Bulletin

Fiji Coup x 2 – Charlie Dempsey – Tennis – Mobile Spectrum Auction – Arts Report

FIJI COUP: There has been another attack by supporters of the Fiji Coup. Around 40 villagers have attacked a police station and torched the Freemason’s hall in the former Fijian capital. The attack is the latest by supporters of coup leader George Speight.

FIJI COUP: Meanwhile the Fiji military says that people are wrong to conclude that the signing of an agreement with the Coup Leaders last night is a defeat for the military.

CHARLIE DEMPSEY: A member of the Oceania Football Federation says Charlie Dempsey has done a lot for soccer in Oceania. A member of the executive said Dempsey was wrong to abstain and his decision to resign was the right one.

TENNIS: The American Pete Sampras has beaten Australian Pat Rafter in the Wimbledon men’s final winning his 13th Grand Slam title.

MOBILE SPECTRUM AUCTION: The Government’s internet auction of 3rd Generation mobile phone spectrum will begin today under the cloud of several legal challenges. One challenge will be heard by the Court of Appeal today.

ARTS REPORT: The Associate Arts and Culture Minister Judith Tizard has denied that a “Heart of the Nation” report on NZ arts has been a waste of time and money.

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