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