Morning report. 1996-02-15

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0600 News/Sport
0615 Good Morning "Rural" NZ : See Rural Report Rundown
0630 News/Weather/Maori News
0640 Report from our Mana News team
0645 Pacific Regional News : Ex RNZ International
0650 Business and financial news. David Jones
0700 NEWS LABOUR/ALLIANCE - Labour MPs seem to be united in their decision to cease all talks with the Alliance. Wrap from the Labour caucus with Hodgson, Swain, Peck Mallard, Duynhoven, Bolger and Hirshfeld. (Anna Hughes) Live i/v with Jim Anderton and Helen Clark. MATERNITY - Dr Clive Stone, from the West Auckland Independent Practitioners Association, says a tragedy could soon happen at the Waitakere Hospital because the maternity services aren't up to scratch. Live i/v with Dr Stone. WHALE STRANDING - DOC sent out a plane this morning to check the progress of 2 whales rescued from Farewell Spit last night. They found around 20 more stranded just south of the spit. Live i/v with reporter Felicity Stacey Clarke at the scene. CRICKET - The New Zealand team had a great start to the world cup, beating England last night our time by 11 runs. Audio of commentary, end of the game. Pre-recorded i/v with Brian Waddle.
0730 NEWS/WEATHER/SPORTS TEACHER SHORTAGE - The education Ministry is satisfied that schools have enough teachers, but many in the classroom disagree. Wrap with Julie Craig, State Services Commission and Eric Pederson, Education Ministry. (Kiri Coughlan) Live i/v with Martin Cooney, PPTA and Lockwood Smith. CHESS - Game four is today, after world champion Garry Kasparov has won, lost and drawn one each to the chess computer Deep Blue. Live i/v with the designer of the Deep Blue chess program, Feng-hsiung Hsu.
0800 NEWS/WEATHER POLITICS - At separate caucuses being held at the moment Labour have decided illegible stop talking to the Alliance and National have decided to start talking to United. Live i/v with Anna Hughes at the Labour camp and Janice Rodenberg at National's. PAPERS/ASPAC HEADLINES, including an add from Hong Kong papers. (Belinda Caminada) DENTISTS - Huge increases in the cost of studying dentistry are being blamed for the fact that we may have a dentist shortage in the future in NZ. Only 18 first year students at Dunedin this year are NZ-born. The rest are from overseas and Prof Peter Innes, dean of the Otago Dentist School, says most of them will go back overseas to practice. Pre-recorded i/v with Innes. RACE RELATIONS - Included in the speech made by Winston Peters earlier this week was his opinion of the economic impact of immigration. But economic experts disagree. Audio of Peters' speech. Wrap with Auck City Council planner Alan Johnson, builder Bernie Allan, Taiwanese Association's Jimmy Hong and geographer Ward Freisan. (Bronwen Evans) Live i/v with Steven Leong, a illegible migrant.
0830 NEWS/SPORTS WHALE STRANDING - Live i/v returning to Felicity Stacey Clarke at Farewell illegible where the whales stranded have been herded back out to sea. GOLDEN PRINCESS - Police say there were medical reasons as to why the captain of the Golden Princess cruise ship wouldn't let a helicopter airlift one of his passengers who'd suffered a heart attack. Anita Lee voicer. ICE CREAM - Dunedin ice cream maker Mark Scorgie has just begun making ice cream from Speights Old Dark beer, pre-recorded i/v. COMMENT HONG KONG - The switch to Chinese rule is looming even closer - the Hong Kong preparatory committee has been set up under Bijing's guidance. Pre-recorded i/v with correspondent Belinda Caminada. FRUIT & VEG - Jack Forsythe.

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Date 15 Feb 1996