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National Radio Midday Bulletin

BIG SNOW: Work goes on to repair homes and restore power supplies following damage in high winds and heavy snow in the South of the South Island. One family has been using their neighbour's toilet and candles since Friday night and is facing a 15% power price rise. . Snow a blessing in Queenstown where there are half hour queues at Coronet Peak.

MANHUNT: Part of a Tararua Forest - Mt Bruce - has been cordoned off to find a man who is evading police.

GREAT BARRIER MURDER: Man - recluse - found dead on Great Barrier Island. Death possibly 4.5 months ago. House in isolated area. Post mortem found Colin Good did not die of natural causes.

MAORI: Criticism of Iwi putting money ahead of people at domestic violence conference. Tribal leaders are focussing on economic issues at the expense of social issues says a speaker.

PREMATURE BIRTHS: NZ Medical researcher looking for causes of brain damage in premature births.

KOSOVO: 12 ethnic Albanian's - including seven children aged 4-12 - have been found shot in head at close range. Witnesses say the massacre occurred a day after the Nato bombing began.

KASHMIR: The Pakistan PM is off to Washington to talk to the US President. PM Sharif will be meeting the US President to discuss the continuing war in Kashmir. The trip was arranged following a suggestion from a US General.

IRELAND: Northern Ireland security forces have made preparations to deal with a confrontation at Drumcree. The annual march in Portadown has become symbolic. British soldiers have built a six metre high barricade and appear to be planning on a long stay.

CRICKET: Stephen Fleming says his side is bitterly disappointed with the loss in the first test in England. "The guys are licking their wounds," he says.

WIMBLEDON: Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi mens final. Steffi Graf and Lindsey Davenport in women's final.

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