TV3 NEWS. 10/09/2004
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Update on the powerful suicide bomb attack on the Australian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia. The response of the NZ Government.Steve Christensen (3 News - live); Alexander Downer (Australian Foreign Minister); John Howard (Australian Prime Minister); Marty Natalagawa (Indonesian Foreign Ministry); Mark Latham (Opposition Labor Party Leader); Mike Barrett (3 News - live); Helen Clark (NZ Prime Minister).
Osama Bin Laden's closest deputy and Al-Qaeda 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. George W. Bush (US President); Amin al-Zawaheeri (Al-Qaeda number two).
An HIV-positive Zimbabwean refugee has been jailed for knowingly having unprotected sex with four women. Roger Chambers (defence lawyer); Christine Gordon (Crown Prosecutor); Judge Graham Hubble (Auckland District Court).
The former Principal of Cambridge High School, Alison Annan, has told a hearing of the Employment Relations Authority that while she spoke of resigning from the school, she never actually resigned. Annan is taking action to get her job back.
Ports of Auckland has made a new offer to its striking wharf workers and the Maritime Union. Claire Silvester (3 News - live); Robert Coombs (Maritime Union of Australia); Denis Carlisle (NZ Maritime Union).
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.
Some of the children wounded in the Beslan school hostage siege have been airlifted to Moscow for further hospital treatment. Also, a discussion on the Russian populations' suspicion of the governments 'official' version of events. voxpop (survivors); Raf Shakirov (former Editor of the newspaper 'Izvestia'); voxpop (Russian citizens).
Update on the collapse of sharebroker Access Brokerage Ltd.
The NZ Navy frigate HMNZS Te Mana has returned to the Devonport Naval Base after nearly 8 months at sea. Commander Andrew Watts (Commanding Officer); voxpop (sailors/sailors' partners and relatives).