TV1 6pm News (first segment)
1. PERCUSSION TREATMENT - The report into percussion treatment on neonatal infants at National Women's Hospital is out and not all the families involved are happy that it clears the hospital. Five deaths were linked to the now stopped treatment. The report says the treatment was given more vigorously at the hospital than elsewhere. The report says there are lesond for all hospitals. One mother says the report is inhuman as it talks about the needs of the hospital not the children and their families. Legal action may be taken.
2. WATSON TRIAL - The mothers of Ben Smart and Olivia Hope testified today at the trial of the man accused of their murder, Scott Watson. They told of their relationships with the children and the last time they saw them.
3. EAST TIMOR - A team of NZ diplomats is arriving in East Timor to assess the situation after recent violence, they are to report at the end of the week.
4. ROYAL COUPLE
- Sophie Windsor (nee Rhys-Jones) has returned to work after
her honeymoon and royal