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National Radio Midday Report

Waterfront Dispute – Judges Superannuation – Woods Win – Community Funding – Sophie Sting – Highway – Palmerston Nth Council – Holyford Walk – Peru Election – Superpower Standoff – Paraglider – Farmer Found – Foot And Mouth – Women’s Soccer

- WATERFRONT DISPUTE: The Waterfront Workers Union is considering legal action over a leaked draft mediation report into the South Island ports dispute. The Union says the leak makes it more difficult to settle the dispute. National MP Nick smith leaked the report.

- JUDGES’ SUPERANNUATION: The Green Party has expressed concern over a decision by the Higher Salaries Commission that will see taxpayers contribute more towards Judges’ Superannuation packages.

- WOODS WIN: Tiger Woods has become the first man ever to win all of Golf’s four major international tournaments in a row.

- COMMUNITY FUNDING: Services for at-risk children and their families have been targeted in $70m worth of Government funding to community providers.

- SOPHIE STING: The Queen has turned on the British press after a News of the World sting forced her daughter in law the Countess of Wessex Sophie Rhys-Jones to quit her job as head of a PR firm.

- HIGHWAY: Some freight companies say they believe they could make big savings as a result of a planned highway linking Auckland’s main motorways and the city’s port. TransFund has agreed in principle to the $80m needed for the first two stages of the highway.

- PALMERSTON NTH COUNCIL: Minister of Local Government Sandra Lee’s advisers are considering a request for a ministerial review of the Palmerston North City Council because of an agreement made by the council to sell its building in the city square to be turned into a four star hotel.

- HOLLYFORD WALK: A German Magazine advertisement linking Fiordland’s Holyford Valley track to an American cigarette company has been condemned as compromising New Zealand’s clean green image.

- PERU ELECTION: Voting has ended in a presidential and general election in Peru.

- SUPERPOWER STANDOFF: The US is warning China that the continued detention of the crew of the damaged US spy plane is damaging relations between the two countries.

- MISSING PARAGLIDER: Police searching for an injured NZ paraglider pilot in Australia are increasingly concerned for his safety.

- FARMER FOUND: A search and rescue team from Gisborne have found a farmer who went missing overnight.

- FOOT AND MOUTH: The spread of foot and mouth disease to a previously clear part of the Britain’s East Coast suggests the virus is now over the entire country and shatters claims the virus is now being brought under control.

- WOMEN’S SOCCER: Islamic fundamentalists in Kuwait are trying to stop a women’s football tournament at the university saying it represents a disobedience of god.

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