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National Radio 9am Bulletin

Winz - East Timor - Floods - GE Food - Irish Jobs - Formula 1

WINZ: Social Services Minister Roger Sowry says Labour cannot have it both ways in raising the case of the resignation of a senior manager. The settlement had been signed off by Peter McCardle.

EAST TIMOR: Indonesian security authorities have signed an agreement to speed up the return of East Timorese refugees from West Timor refugee camps- following a visit from US Envoy Richard Holbrooke.

FLOODS: Mayor of Central Otago District says it is up to Contact Energy and the Central Government to protect properties that insurers will no longer cover.

GE FOOD: Food manufacturers say calls for the publication of a list of GE and non-GE food are too simplistic. Cereal manufacturer Dick Hubbard says consumer concerns are understanding but the Greens "list" proposal is too simplistic.

IRISH JOBS: Irish authorities are seeking immigrants to fill a skill shortage.

FORMULA 1: Two motor-racing officials have been acquitted after an inquiry into the death of formula 1 champion Ayrton Senna.

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