National Radio Midday Bulletin
1. LAMB TRADE - American sheep farmers say they are frustrated at delays at the move to place restrictions on NZ lamb.
2. HOME INVASION - The Justice Minister, Tony Ryall, says the Home Invasion Bill is not an attempt to win votes.
3. WATSON TRIAL - AT the murder trial of Scott Watson the court has heard of more strange noises on the night a Blenheim couple disappeared.
4. ESCAPEE - Convicted murdered Michael Bullock has appeared in court on charges connected with him escaping from children.
5. POOL - The North Shore Council has just approved spending on a sports and pool complex.
6. WATER CHARGES - Papakura residents will be paying more for their water from the only private water company in the country.
7. FRAUD - Police say there is little people can do to stop people taking credit card numbers and using them fraudulently.
8. KOSOVO - After a day long visit to Kosovo, the British Foreign Minister has called on all people in Kosovo to create a free and open society .
9. KURDS - The Kurdish rebel leader on trial has spoken of his desire for peace.
10. MULTIPLUGS - Officials say that many parents are unaware of the dangers posed to children by multiplugs.
11. DRUGS - Whangarei schools are considering a drug programme that will include urine testing on pupils.
12 SUPER COMPUTER - New Zealand Researchers have bought the most powerful computer in the Southern Hemisphere for work at NIWA.
12.MISSINg YACHT - An attempt to recover wreckage of a yacht on the Antipodes Island, which is believed to be that of two missing men, is underway.
13.NEW YEAR'S EVE Queen Elizabeth believes that
there should be a special holiday on New Year's Eve this