ONE NEWS. 10/09/2004
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Update on the powerful bomb attack on the Australian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia. Alexander Downer (Australian Foreign Minister); Michael Holland (One News - live); voxpop (Australian citizens); John Howard (Australian Prime Minister); Mark Latham (Opposition Labor Party Leader); Marty Natalagawa (Indonesian Foreign Ministry).
There have been calls for more comprehensive testing of residents living in the suburb of Paritutu in New Plymouth (see story above), who have long claimed that they have suffered adverse health due to their proximity to the Ivon Watkins Dow chemical plant, which used to manufacture the weedkiller 245-T. A new Ministry of Health report suggests some may have up to five times the normal level of dioxins in their blood. Lynn Mason (former Paritutu resident); Sarah Mulligan (Ministry of Health Call Centre); Professor Neil Pearce (Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University); Dr Douglas Lush (Acting Public Health Director).
Transit NZ has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Auckland City Council and organisers of the proposed V8 Supercar race in Auckland that they, that is Transit NZ, will be responsible for traffic management of the event. Rick Van Barneveld (Transit NZ CEO); John Banks (Mayor of Auckland); George Wood (Mayor of North Shore).
A four year old drink-driving conviction has cost former MP Koro Wetere his place on the Tainui iwi's Ruling Council.
Osama Bin Laden's closest deputy and Al-Queda number two, Amin al-Zawaheeri, has warned in a video that it is only a matter of time before America is defeated in Afghanistan and Iraq.
US Secretary of State Colin Powell has labeled as 'genocide' the killing by Arab-backed militia in Sudan of African Sudanese. Colin Powell (US Secretary of State).
The outcome of the Cook Islands' General Election is still too close to call. Sir Geoffrey Henry (Leader of the Cook Islands Party); Terepai Maoate (Democratic Party Leader).
Former Principal of Cambridge High School, Alison Annan, has told a hearing of the Employment Relations Authority that while she spoke of resigning, she never actually resigned. Annan is taking action to get her job back.
An HIV-positive Zimbabwean refugee has been jailed for knowingly having unprotected sex with four women. Christine Gordon (Crown Prosecutor); Roger Chambers (defence lawyer).
Westpac is the first bank to have raised mortgage interest rates after yesterday's decision by the Reserve Bank to raise the Official Cash Rate.
Update on the collapse of share broker Access Brokerage Ltd.
The Northland Regional Council has recommended commercial sand mining at the mouth of Mangawhai Harbour be stopped. The Council has rejected resource consent applications from two Auckland companies.
The NZ Navy frigate Te Mana has returned to the Devonport Naval Base after nearly 8 months at sea. voxpop (sailors/sailors' partners and relatives); Commander Andrew Watts (Commanding Officer); Rear Admiral David Ledson (Chief of Navy).