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National Radio Midday Bulletin

WATSON TRIAL: The judge in the Watson trial has allowed Crown evidence to be released regarding three witnesses who had conversations with Watson regarding his attitudes towards women and killing people in 1997.

SFO DIRECTOR: The director of the Serious Fraud Office is to review the decision not to prosecute over the Magnum deal in the winebox inquiry.

GUILTY PLEA: The man accused of killing an ACC worker in the West Auckland office has pleaded guilty today in the Waitakere District Court

AGE CARD: The hotel industry can’t guarantee its proof of age ID card will be ready in time for the lowering of the drinking age on Dec 1, but says it will delay hard core policing of age limit until the cards are ready.

KIDS AT WAR: The UN security council has released figures showing that 300000 children are currently fighting in armed conflict.

REFUGEES: A Waitakere City Council report shows that refugees are unlikely to settle in West Auckland because of isolation and lack of social support services.

MIAMI: 50+ airport staff were arrested in Miami today for smuggling drugs and guns.

WANGANUI: Environmental health and SPCA officers are reviewing processes after an elderly woman was found living amongst animal waste, rubbish and a dead cat.

NEW PLYMOUTH: Police have launched a missing persons enquiry after a man told them he killed a 16 year old woman runaway from Auckland.

AIR NZ: Air NZ will not let Qantas staff wear All Black jerseys on trans-Tasman flights saying it wants to protect NZ imagery.

BLACK CAPS: A crowd of family and friends greeted the Black Caps in Christchurch on their return from England.

PILOT CONTRACTS: Ansett pilots have been offered a new contract. The Pilots Association is to meet and discuss.



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