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National Radio Midday Bulletin

TIMOR: The violence in East Timor will be discussed at the APEC meeting in Auckland next week. Another day of turmoil in Dili – people leaving Timor by ferry to escape the violence

HEALTH DIRECTOR: Director of Mental Health Services at Waitemata Health says that people should do more to support patients undergoing mental health treatment in the wake of a double murder by man treated by Waitemata Health.

ANSETT PILOTS: The industrial dispute between pilots and Ansett is causing serious disruptions for Ansett passengers.

AIRPORT: An increase in visitor numbers and lower than expected interest rates has lead to a larger than expected profit for Auckland international airport.

WORK DEATHS: Otago University research has revealed an unacceptable risk of death in ten occupations, but a fall in work related deaths.

UNION: Industrial relations will be a key election issue says Engineers Union.

TRIAL: Jury has looked at Scott Watson’s boat Blade again in Wellington.

TEA: Tea production in India is down due to threat of terrorism.

BEARS: Shell NZ is recalling teddy bears sold during recent promotion after reports that stitching has failed revealing plastic beads of choking size.

AEROSOL DANGER: UK research among pregnant women has revealed that high use of aerosols and air freshener may cause depression and headaches amongst women, and give babies ear infections and diarrhea.

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