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National Radio 7.30am Bulletin

Published: Thu 11 Nov 1999 07:39 AM
Tauranga – Coromandel – Cityjet – East Timor – Customary Fishing – Telephone Dangers
TAURANGA: National MP Katherine O’Regan still hopes Labour voters will vote for her to unseat Winston Peters.
COROMANDEL: Murray McLean says he is still confident he can win Coromandel after a poll shows him 3% behind Green’s Jeanette Fitzsimmons.
CITYJET: Cityjet is to take legal action today to try to reverse a decision of the CAA to ground the airline’s passenger services.
EAST TIMOR: Eight police officers heading to East Timor will be taking gloch pistols with them at a UN request.
CUSTOMARY FISHING: The Ministry of Fisheries is investigating the retrospective grant of a customary fishing permit to a man caught with 300 paua.
TELEPHONE DANGERS: Cradling the telephone between your head and shoulder can kill you says a neurologist.
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