Morning report. 1997-09-08

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0616 NEWS STORY: PRINCESS DIANA - FUNERAL AFTERMATH has profound effect on monarchy and British sense of national identity. (Keith Chalkley)
0626 NEWS STORY: SOCCER - live i/v with European football correspondent Rick George.
0636 NEWS STORY: SEXUAL ABUSE conference told it's major factor in youth suicides, but NZ expert Dr David Fergussion says some overseas figures linking abuse and suicide are msleading. Conference organised by Doctors for Sexual Abuse Care. (Corinne Ambler)
0651 BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL NEWS: ASIAN ECONOMIES - ANZ Bank economist Bernard Hodgetts says NZ won't be able to escape aftermath of turmoil that's enveloped Asian currency and sharemarkets in recent months. (Gyles Beckford) MALAYSIA - FOREIGN INVESTORS reassured about safety of money in Kuala Lumpur's sharemarket after sudden change of direction by PM Mahatir Mohammed. (BBC) FINANCE/MARKETS LION NATHAN Shareprice rising steadily amidst renewed speculation it was again take-over target. Comment from Frances Campion, Morgan Stanley funds manager. (Gyles Beckford) ACCOUNTANTS preparing annual accounts and filing tax returns warned that kind of work is being taken over by non-accountants and computers. Inst of Chartered Accountants president Warren Allen also warns public needs to be convinced that accountancy advice is worth paying for. (Rodney Joyce) BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS

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0700 INTRO/NEWS PRINCESS DIANA - AFTERMATH - Earl Spencer's veiled criticism of Royal Family's style of parenting met with support for Prince of Wales from biographer Penny Junor; Earl Spencer's criticism seems to be backed by public. Live i/v with correspondent Keith Chalkley. MOTHER TERESA dies in Calcutts over weekend. Thousands of mournars file past her coffin. She'll be given state funeral on Saturday, honour usually reserved for India's senior political figures. Live i/v with correspondent Ranjan Gupta. NATIONAL PARTY facing backbench revolt against major plank of coalition agreement. Nine newest Mps want cabinet reshuffle due next year to be renegotiated, don't want 3 positions surrendered to NZ First as required under agreement. Comment from MPs Pansy Wong, Bon Simcock, Gerry Browniee and Belinda illegible (Stephen Harris); live i/v with Belinda Vernon and Bob Simcock.
0730 NEWS/WEATHER/SPORTS FINANCE UPDATE TENNIS - U.S.OPEN - women's final between Martina Hingis and Venus Williams is between youngest pair of opponents in grand slam final. Live report from correspondent Judy Lessing. STATE RENTS - Labour Party claims state house rents in AK have become so high families being forced to leave the city, releases figures showing 2 thirds of state houses now cost more than $200 a week. Comment from spokesperson Graeme Kelly, Elaine Lolesio of MOnte Cecilia housing trust, tenant Framina Davis, and Brett Sangster of Housing NZ. (Paula Penfold); Manukau City mayor Sir Barry Curtis believes people forced to leave his city because they can't afford to live there - i/ved live. CASINO - UNDERAGE GAMBLER - CH Casino refusing to pay out $30,000 to 18 year old man, because law says people under 20 not allowed into casinos, although law doesn't say they can't gamble once inside. Live i/v with Trevor garret, chief exec of Casino Control Authority. MONDAY OZ SPOT - live i/v with correspondent Donna Demaio.
0800 NEWS/WEATHER PRINCESS DIANA - FUNERAL AFTERMATH - live i/v with NZ Foreign Affairs minister Don McKinnon, who attended funeral, about mood in Britain now. PRINCESS DIANA - DRIVER - funeral of Henri Paul, driver of Mercedes in which Princess Diana was killed, expected to take place tomorrow. Funeral delayed while family sought 2nd blood test after initial test revealed he had twice legal blood-alcohol limit. Live i/v with Paris correspondent Jim Bitterman. INTERNATIONAL PAPERS NATIONAL PARTY's new MPs want renegotiation of coalition agreement re cabinet positions. Live i/v with Political correspondent Stephen Harris. MOTHER TERESA - NZ Catholics planning to commemmorate Mother Teresa. (Helen Matterson); live i/v with Robert Consedine who co-organised CH part of Mother Teresa's visit to NZ in 1973.
0830 NEWS/WEATHER TENNIS - U.S. OPEN - men's final underway between Australian Pat Rafter and Britain's Greg Rusedski. Live report from correspondent Judy Lessing. HOUSING - study of NZ houses by Household Energy Use Project shows many NZers live in unacceptably cold houses. Initial survey results suggest Winter temperature of many households is below WHO guidelines and that may be causing chronic health problems. Comment from Labour MP Pete Hodgson, Ron Baker of Grey Power, Southpower's Roger Sutton, housing consultant Nigel Isaacs, and Grant Dudford, Megawatt Resources Ltd. (Karen Gregory-Hunt) SEXUAL ABUSE - conference keynote speaker, John Briere, Univ of Southern California psychiatrist, claims sexual abuse is major factor behind suicides of young men. NZ expert Dr David Fergusson, CH Health and Development Study, says overseas figures quoted are misleading - i/ved live; conference spokesperson Dr John read, takes issue with Dr Fergusson - i/ved live. RABBIT VIRUS - cabinet today expected to approve spread of RCD but full details of official programme to make most of virus could be couple of weeks away. Comment from conservation minister Nick Smith and Graeme Martin, RCD applicant group. (Kathryn Street) OLYMPIC GAMES - ATHENS wins contest to stage 2004 Games. City's officials planning major facelift for city and trying to resolve notorious pollution and traffic problems. Live i/v with correspondent Louis Economopoulos. KENYA - WITCHDOCTOR charged with casting spells on some of those involved in Mombasa violence last month. I/v with correspondent Cathy Jenkins.

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Duration 00:02:06

Date 08 Sep 1997

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