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National Radio 8am Bulletin

Tax Cuts – Norway Summit – EgyptAir Crash – Hastings Murder – Auckland Uni Fees – Melbourne Cup – NZRFU CEO on Loss

TAX CUTS: National is talking tax cuts again, another 800 million meaning $1.2 billion in cuts overall.

NORWAY SUMMIT: President Clinton has warned Israel and the Palestinians that the momentum in the peace process must increase. They are all in Oslo.

EGYPTAIR CRASH: The search for wreckage in the EgyptAir flight 990 is moving into top gear. It has been revealed that 30 Egyptian military were on the plane including several high ranking officers.

HASTINGS MURDER: Hastings police continuing scene examination at Splash Planet.

AUCKLAND UNI FEES: Students at the largest university Auckland will likely see a 10% rise in fees.

MELBOURNE CUP: Sky Heights is the odds on favourite to win the Melbourne Cup. 9 Kiwi jockeys and 13 Kiwi horses are in the race. Six come from Zabeel.

NZRFU CEO: A new CEO for the NZRFU says it is hugely disappointing that the All Blacks did not win. The RFU is now focussing on the Springbok test.

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