Newstalk ZB Headlines - 10am
Body Found - A body has been found washed up on a Waiheke Island beach. The body is believed to be that of a missing 14 year old girl who fell off the Waiheke Island ferry last night. Police will be reinterviewing witnesses to the accident today.
Victim Gets Damages - The lawyer for a man hurt while in police custody says damages awarded to him reflect the extent of his injuries. The injuries were inflicted when police ushered the man from the Masterton District Court and to a holding cell. The lawyer says his client’s jaw was broken, and his tongue was partially severed. $30,000 have been awarded in exemplary damages and $25,000 in costs.
of White House officials have arrived in Christchurch to
plan US President Bill Clinton’s visit following APEC. The
team of around 50 arrived in Christchurch over the weekend
and will be visiting local attractions today before visiting
Queenstown tomorrow. The Prime Minister Jenny Shipley says
Mr Clinton and the Chinese president are likely to visit the
city as part of a state visit for APEC. This, she says, will
be a huge opportunity for Canterbury and for New Zealand to
show off our economy, the things we produce, the scenery and
a “terrific chance for us to perhaps forge trade
relationships with both of our visitors both of whom have