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TV1 News (First Segment)

1. EAST TIMOR - New Zealand troops touch down in Dili as the Prime Minister announces a full Battalion is to join the multi national peacekeeping force in East Timor.

2. CRIME - A Colmar/Brunton poll indicates most New Zealanders believe crime to be on the increase despite police figures indicating the contrary.

3. CEMETERY - There is outrage in Wanganui at plans to remove a grave from the Early Settlers' Cemetery to make way for a playground.

4. YOUTH CHOIR - New Zealand's world champion youth choir is expanding its horizons by releasing a CD.

5. PETERS - NZ First leader, Winston Peters has been serenading students with "Flower of Scotland" on the campaign trail.

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