ONE NEWS. 09/10/2007
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A new breast cancer trial is about to begin that will drastically reduce the treatment time for patients. Helen Hogan (Breast Cancer Patient); Dr Benji Benjamin (New Zealand Trial Leader); Professor John Yarnold (British Trial Co-ordinator).
A Bay of Plenty woman has had three operations cancelled to treat her cancer due to strikes in the health sector. Pauline Spark (Lung Cancer Sufferer); Pete Hodgson (Health Minister); Tony Ryall (National Party Health Spokesman).
It has now been revealed that a document regarding the flight of Australian troops to Iraq by Air New Zealand did go to the Office of Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters. Guyon Espiner (Political Editor); Winston Peters (Foreign Affairs Minister); Murray McCully (National Party Foreign Affairs Spokesman).
Parliament has sat again for the first time in two weeks, during which the National Party made a series of policy announcements plagued by gaffes and concerns. Hannah Hodson (One News); John Key (National Party Leader); Helen Clark (Prime Minister); Steve Maharey (Minister of Education); Michael Cullen (Finance Minister); Taito Phillip Field (Independent MP).
It appears that the numbers for voter turnouts in local body elections around the country is down. Therese Gibbons (Greymouth Publican); Voxpop; Sue Piper (Local Body Commission); Nicole Bremner (One News).
Karen Collings - a local body candidate for the Timaru Council - has been in court over charges of public urination. Karen Collings (Timaru Council Candidate.