Morning report. 1997-02-12

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0616 NEWS STORY: illegible - The town will hold a memorial service today to start the healing process after the weekend's mass shooting. Wrap with minister Val Riches, mayor Weston Kirton and Wellington Central MP Richard Prebble. (Corinne Ambler)
0626 SPORTS STORY: AOTEAROA - New Zealand First is in damage-control mode following the Aotearoa TV saga. Meanwhile the tv network is struggling to keep broadcasting without government funding. Wrap with Andy Olsen, ATN staff member Thane Kirby, Tu Williams and Piripi walker. (Eric Frykberg)
0636 NEWS STORY: AUSTRALIA - Radio Australia has been advised to cut its service to the Asia/Pacific region. Wrap from Zandra Sharp. Live i/v with Ian Johnstone, former head of Radio New Zealand International, about the impact this could have on New Zealand's services in the region.
0648 NEWS STORY: illegible BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL NEWS: FINANCE CARTER HOLT - Leading forestry stock CHH have turned in a disappointing result for the last nine months, with profit less than half of that last year. Live i/v with forestry analyst from Doyle patterson Brown, David Stanley. OIL - Energy minister Max Bradford says oil companies are raising their margins and it's time to break their hold on selling. Audio from him. WARRANTS - Deutsche Bank is issuing leveraged call warrants over ordinary shares in Telecom. Comment on their advantages over shares from Bill Garlick of garlick and Co. BUSINESS BRIEFS
0700 INTRO/NEWS PUGMIRE - The privacy commissioner has criticised nurse Neil Pugmire for his disclosures in 1994 about a psychiatric patient who was released into the community. The commissioner found Pugmire breached the privacy code when he disclosed information to opposition justice spokesperson Phil Goff. Wrap with Goff and privacy lawyer John Edwards. (Karen Gregory-Hunt) i/v with Neil Pugmire. RAURIMU - The residents of the town hold their memorial service today to remember six people shot in the town on Saturday. Live i/v with Kiri Coughlan, who's been in the town this week. AOTEAROA - A tough time for New Zealand First... in this week there have been revelations about the parties links to ATN, and questions over MP Tuku Morgan's expense claims. Live i/v with party leader and deputy prime minister Winston Peters. RAURIMU - The bodies of the six victims of Saturday's mass shooting will today be released to their families. And police continue with their investigations at the scene. Live i/v with inspector Geoff Holloway.
0730 NEWS/WEATHER/SPORTS FINANCE UPDATE ACC - Lobby groups are calling for a change in the law to prevent drunk drivers getting accident compensation. This follows a high court decision which found ACC must pay out to a convicted drunk driver who killed four people. Wrap with Alan Seay from ACC, Peter Mahon from MADD and Brain Gibbs of the AA. (Hannah Belcher) Live i/v with the minister for ACC, Jenny Shipley. OIL - Energy minister Max Bradford says he knows he's up for a fight suggesting petrol should be sold in supermarkets to increase competition. Wrap with Charles Harrison from Shell and Max Bradford. (Stephen Parker) Live i/v with Bronwen Evans. OVERSEAS PAPERS LOS ANGELES - Nominations are out for this year's Oscars. Live i/v with Richard Arnold in LA.
0800 NEWS/WEATHER PUGMIRE - The privacy commissioner has found that psychiatric nurse Neil Pugmire breached the privacy code when, in 1994, he disclosed information about a illegible who was being released to opposition MP Phil Goff. Pugmire says he never intended the information to be made public when he released it to Goff. Live i/v with Goff. RAURIMU - The man charged with one of six murders in a mass shooting on Saturday will appear in court again this morning. Live i/v with Glenda Wakeham from Hamilton. ALBANIA - Thousands of people have protested in the southern port of Vlore against the government, blaming them for the failure of pyramid investment schemes. Report from Joanne Robertson (BBC) i/v with Tim Cook, head of the BBC's Albania section. TIMBERLANDS - Forest and Bird is accusing Timberlands of breaking an accord on native forests on the West Coast. About 25 protestors have taken to the trees in forest near Charleston to force a halt in the logging. Wrap with Jeanette Fitzsimons, environment spokesperson for the Allliance, Bill Gilbertson from F&B, West Coast mayor Pat Odea and kit Richards from Timberlands. (Claire Silvester) Live i/v with Dr Roger Blakely, mediator for the West Coast Forest Accord in 1986.
0830 NEWS/SPORTS SPACE - The space shuttle discovery went into orbit earlier today, on a mission illegible equipment on the Hubble telescope. Live i/v with George Dillar, public info officer with NASA in Cape Canaveral. CHAPMAN - More people who worked with former auditor general Geoff Chapaman will give evidence today in his fraud trial. He's accused of 21 fraud and theft charges, allegedly while he was working as the auditor-general and the head of ACC. Report from Merle Nowland. FILM - Jane Campion's film Portrait of a Lady has been nominated for two Oscars in this year's awards. National Radio's film reviewer spoke to Campion before the announcement. Live i/v with him. MISTLETOE - Native mistletoe was thought to be on the verge of extinction, but seems to be making a comeback. Live i/v with conservation officer John Barkla. RAURIMU - The memorial service in Raurimu is due to begin in just over an hour. Live i/v with Kiri Coughlan from the town.

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Date 12 Feb 1997

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