Morning report. 1996-09-11

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0600 Headlines/News/Sports Bulletin/short weather forecast
0608 News in Māori
0614 Headlines/Paper Report
0618 Rural News
0630 News Update illegible Report from our Mana News team
0645 Pacific Regional News : Ex RNZ International
0650 Business and financial news. Mark Crysell
0700 NEWS HEALTH INSURANCE - Aetna health announces average 20% rise in premiums, blames 35% increase in surgery claims over past 6 month. Southern Cross has also announced 20% rise in premiums. (Allanah Kalafatelis); live i/v with Aetna managing director Martin Wylie. FIJI - official review, headed by former NZ Governor General Sir Paul Reeves, suggests racially based constitution be radically scaled back. Fijian Nationalist Party warns of bloodshed if it is. (Gordon Harcourt); live i/v with Sir Paul Reeves. ELECTION CAMPAIGN - leaders of 4 main political parties take part in television debate. I/v with political reporter Kathryn Street.
0730 NEWS/WEATHER/SPORTS STATE HOUSE - Housing NZ reviewing panel of valuers and looking at ways to prevent profiteering after admitting on-selling of state houses has occurred. Housing NZ investigation in to case brought to attention by Alliance candidate illegible Locke finds no evidence of improper conduct by employees but has uncovered other instances of profiteering. Live i/v with Keith Locke; live i/v with Housing NZ chair Fran Wilde. POLICE SEARCH - policy to investigate claim by Wainuiomata woman Barbara Siemonek that her children held at gunpoint by police during search. She describes what happened. (Brett Lane); live i/v with Hutt District cdr Supt ob Robinson. RIVERLANDS DISPUTE - Aotearoa Meatworkers' Union applies to Employment Court for injunction to stop company processing beef at Eltham plant. (Jill Galloway) KURDS - thousands flee towards Iran but some head back to homes in northern Iraq after Iraqi govt declares amnesty. I/v with BBC correspondent Chris Nuttall. SOUTH PACIFIC ARTS FESTIVAL begins in Western Samoa. (Elma MaUa) FINANCE - money markets latest with Mark Crysell.
0800 NEWS/WEATHER HEALTH INSURANCE - live i/v with AK Univ health economist Toni Ashton about spiralling cost of premiums, says changes taking place in health insurance which could soon see acute cases handled as often as elective surgery. FIJI - i/v with Nationalist Party leader Sakeasi Butandroka about constitution. PAPERS/ASPAC HEADLINES OTAGO UNIV FEES rising next year by varying amounts, with science, music, and computing students facing rise of over 23%; live i/v with Students Assn president Chris Tozer. ELECTION CAMPAIGN - television debate, was there a clear winner or loser? Live i/v with Political editor Karen Fisher. ELECTION PROFILE - NZ First. Audio of researcher Michael Laws, leader Winston Peters and deputy Tau Henare. (Marie Hosking)
0830 NEWS/SPORTS NUCLEAR TESTS - UN General Assembly votes overwhelmingly in favour, 158 to 3 with 5 abstentions, of endorsing global treaty that would ban all nuclear tests. Problem lies in that it must be signed and ratified by 44 nations known to have nuclear reactors. Live i/v with correspondent Judy Lessing. NAZI GOLD - Jewish groups to increase pressure on Swiss banks to release billions of dollars of gold following British confirmation of postwar deal that enabled Swiss to keep bulk of Nazi loot deposited with them. (Keith Chalkley) HISTORIC PLACES TRUST welcomes govt grant of half million dollars but says it won't solve funding crisis. Chair Prof Tim Beaglehole says this year he's operating with lowest buget in almost a decade. He's i/ved live. ALEXANDRA residents tired of waiting for Contact Energy to compensate them for flood damage. (Graeme McKerracher); live i/v with Contact Energy spokesman illegible Thompson. TURKEY - Foreign minister says Turkey will go ahead with plans for security zone inside northern Iraq despite Baghdad's objections. I/v with correspondent Hugh Pope.

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Year 1996

Reference number 58953

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Credits RNZ Collection

Date 11 Sep 1996

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