ONE NEWS. 13/07/2004
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A doping scandal has engulfed the Australian Olympic cycling team. Sean Eadie (Australian Olympic cycling team); John Coates (Australian Olympic Committee President); Mark French (banned cyclist).
The Ministry of Health has warned that the new meningococcal meningitis vaccine is 'not for sale' and will be distributed first to those most at risk. Dr Jane O'Hallahan (Ministry of Health); Dr Nikki Turner (Immunisation Advisory Centre Director); Sonny Kingi (Auckland mother).
A bacterial infection has claimed the lives of three more female Kakapo on Chalky Island, a setback for the Dept. of Conservation's Kakapo Recovery Programme. Dr Brett Gartrell (veterinary pathologist); Dr Paul Jansen (Kakapo Recovery Programme); Chris Carter (Minister of Conservation).
A new One News-Colmar Brunton poll has shown most NZers have little idea where most of our new immigrants are coming from. Jim Sutton (Trade Negotiations Minister); George Yeo (Singaporean Trade Minister); Allen Bartley (Massey University).
The 15th International AIDS Conference in Bangkok has drawn attention to the rising rate of HIV infection in the Southern Pacific. Dr Kathleen Cravero (UN Aids); Helen Leslie (NZ Government official); Rachael Le Mesurier (NZ Aids Foundation).
The Philippines has said it will withdraw its 50 troops from Iraq as a deadline nears for the beheading of a Philippine hostage.
The NZ Police Force is to trial stab-proof armoured vests. Constable Kevin Davidson (Christchurch Police); Tom Ireland (Police National Headquarters).
National MP Roger Sowry has announced he will stand down after the next election. Roger Sowry (National MP).
Speculation grows that APN Media will soon launch a Sunday paper to compete with the Sunday Star-Times. Peter Myles (Colenso BBDO Media Director); Alan Samson (Massey University Journalism Tutor).
An American couple's legal dispute with a Wellington architect returns to Court. Nick Smith (National MP).
More than 100,000 British Government workers will lose their jobs in a restructuring. Gordon Brown (Chancellor of the Exchequer).