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National Radio 7.30am Bulletin

MILLENNIUM FIRE FIGHTING: The secretary of the Firefighters Union says the service will have to prepare for a worst case scenario if they refuse to negotiate overtime payments for the New Year period.

OMAGH REMEMBERED: Thousands of people in Omagh have observed a silence in memory of last year’s bomb blast that killed 29. Overnight there were clashes in Londonderry.

CHECHNYA: Chechnya has declared a state of emergency as Russia is continuing to bomb rebels in Dagestan.

SUB-ZERO SNAP: Sub-zero cold snap forecast to hit Southland and Otago around midday today. Temperatures could drop as low as –10 degrees Celsius. Farmers say they are prepared.

LAB WORKERS STRIKE: Auckland Healthcare has warned that there could be delays in getting hospital test results as lab workers are on strike this week.

BUSES NOT POPULAR: Faster bus services along major roads are failing to attract increases in passenger numbers in Auckland.

8 CAR PILE-UP: 8 car pile-up on Auckland’s North-Western motorway is causing traffic problems. Several are injured.




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