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National Radio 8am Bulletin

Greens Vote Against Govt – Carol Stigley – Meningitis Report – Dentist With TB – Doctors Strike – George Speight – Principal’s Resign – Concorde – Bungling Boatie

GREENS VOTE AGAINST GOVT: The Green Party says it will not apologise over an incident last night when it voted against the government and nearly caused an 18 hour delay in the passage of the Employment Relations Bill. Green co-leader Rod Donald says he expects the Labour Party to work more closely with the Greens in future.

CAROL STIGLEY: LGNZ’s council has met over-night and has decided not to hold a special meeting of all 86 members of the association.

MENINGITIS REPORT: A report by ESR scientists blames over-crowding for a meningitis epidemic.

DENTIST WITH TB: Otago University has confirmed that one of its third year dentistry students has been diagnosed with TB.

DOCTORS STRIKE: Organisations representing senior doctors and nurses say they will not be able to guarantee patient safety if junior doctors go on strike.

GEORGE SPEIGHT: A bail application for George Speight and his 12 key supporters will be reviewed again this morning. The group was denied bail last week. Meanwhile a group of rebels has been surrounded and isolated by the army.

PRINCIPAL’S RESIGN: The principals of three Auckland schools have resigned from a forum on the National Certificate of Educational Achievement.

CONCORDE: French crash investigators now believe that metal debris on the runway may have caused the Concorde crash.

BUNGLING BOATIE: The British Government has called for a cooling of public violence against paedophiles following a wave of demonstrations in Portsmouth.

A bungling British boatie who uses an AA road map of Britain to navigate has run aground again.

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