National Radio 8am Bulletin
East Timor: Shooting, NZ Troops – West Coast Slip – Dairy Merger – Mexican Floods – Napier Trial – World Cup Rugby - Cricket
EAST TIMOR – SHOOTING: An Indonesian policeman has been killed near the West Timor/East Timor border. The Interfet and Indonesian commanders have since agreed that they are working using different maps which show the border in a different position.
EAST TIMOR – NZ TROOPS: NZ troops have seized an airport and port in Suai – close to the West Timor border.
WEST COAST SLIP: Westland District Council is keeping a close eye on a slip near Hokitika. A light rain is now falling.
DAIRY MERGER: The countries three biggest dairy companies have agreed on the basic principles of a share standard for the new look dairy industry.
MEXICAN FLOODS: Residents along Mexico’s gulf coast face risks of disease following bad flooding.
NAPIER TRIAL: The trial of a Napier man accused of attempting to murder his neighbour has begun.
WORLD CUP RUGBY: All Black Coach John Hart says he will rest key players in the upcoming clash against Italy the team for which will be named tomorrow.
WORLD CUP RUGBY: In other results Australia has beaten Ireland, 23 to 3, Samoa won its clash and – recently - Tonga- was leading Italy 18 to 15.
CRICKET: NZ has a first innings lead of 36
in the first test against