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TV 3, OCT 16

TV 3 news, Monday, October 16, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh

Inflation has hit a five year high and experts predict it will get worse. The consumer price index is up 1.4 percent and annual inflation is at 3 per cent which is highest since 1995.


Taranaki Maori claim for oil and gas resources is being heard by the Waitangi Commission but Commerce Minister, Paul Swain dismisses it as a "futile claim".


The Middle East Peace summitt in Sharma el Sheikh in Egypt in close to beginning while turmoil continues to wrack the volatile region.


United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan says oil prices rises and slow global economic growth will "effect all - rich and poor".


New Zealand Foreign Minister Phil Goff says the govt is monitoring Kiwis in the middle east but at the moment everyone is safe and well although military dependents based in Israel have been evacuated to Europe.


Auckland police have issued a description of an athletic, thirty-something Polynesian man as the suspect wanted for a viscious sexual attack on a woman in a Mt Eden rest-home.


Fears he would reoffend mean Stephen Stynor, a notorious paedophilic offender, is to stay in jail despite having served two thirds of his nine year sentence for violating a young boy.


Two victims of sexual harassment have spoken out to air their story.


The Paraolympics start in Sydney this week and an Aussie customs officer and his mates have taken it on themselves to clothe and kit-out the poverty-stricken East Timorese team members.


Floods have claimed the lives of seven people in Europe while in Canterbury heavy reign has ruined the retirement plans of Banks Peninsula farmers.


In sports the Black Caps have won the ICC knockout; Leilani Joyce the British Squash Open and Jeremy Bates the World Youth road-racing cycling championship.


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