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Fri Jul 8: London Bombings; Rainbow Warrior

24 Hours of Hell
CloseUp correspondent Anita McNaught reports on the mood the morning after in London and meets up with young a New Zealander from Nelson, who has been in London for just a few months. Karin Pascoe, 23, was travelling to work in one of the back carriages at Edgware when the bomb went off. She talks about the horror and her feeling of being lucky to be alive.

Diary of a Disaster
Anita McNaught meets people affected by the bombings, and talks to a Kiwi rector living in London, who opened up his church in Paddington to help people seeking shelter. Rev John Peters tells her of the horror of the event. 

Eyewitness Account
Former Kiwi journalist Simon Redman says his London day was surreal and sad. He talks to Mark Sainsbury about his impressions of the impact of bombings on London's people.

Rainbow Warrior
On a day when the world has been rocked by the terrorist attacks in London, the daughter of the only person ever to be killed in New Zealand by a terrorist speaks to Mark Sainsbury about the impact it's had on her life. Marelle Pareira is the daughter of  Fernando Pereira, the photographer killed on the Rainbow Warrior. Plus we cross to an event that's commemorating the Rainbow Warrior bombing tonight, and hear a song from Don McGlashan.