National Radio 8am Bulletin
FLOODS: Residents around the Balclutha river may be able to return to their homes as the river level drops from yesterdays peak.
LABOUR: The Labour leader Helen Clark says the opinion polls show the swing to the left is strong and that Labour supporters in the Coromandel should vote for Green co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons.
YELTSIN: Boris Yeltsin has walked out of a security meeting in Turkey, saying others had no business in interfering with Russias fight against terrorism in Chechnya.
IRELAND: The Northern Ireland mediator says there is now the foundation for a peace deal to be done as the IRA said they are able to discuss handing over their huhe arms supply.
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