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National Radio Midday Bulletin

FOREIGN MINISTERS MEET: Don McKinnon has made a statement at a special meeting of foreign ministers regarding East Timor held in Auckland.

NZ HELP: A Hercules is about to leave from Whenuapai Air Base to help with the evacuation of refugees from Dili.

AMBASSADOR SPEAKS: NZ’s ambassador to Indonesia said today that the Indonesian president is unable to exert control over action in East Timor.

TIMOR PROTEST: Protestors are standing vigil outside the Auckland Town Hall demanding action on the East Timor situation from a special meeting of foreign ministers.

WATSON TRIAL: Justice Heron is currently summing up in the Watson trial to a packed public gallery.

WIVES TRIP: Green party co-leader Rod Donald has criticised the Lotteries Commission for paying for the wives of the Commission executive to travel to Oslo.

MOSCOW BLAST: Hundreds of people are feared dead after 72 apartments collapsed in Moscow after a blast of unknown origins.

WINE HONOURS: New Zealand’s largest wine company, Montana, has taken top honours in an international wine competition.

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