6.30 NEWS AND TOP HALF. 25/09/1985

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News, sport and weather.
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Deputy Prime Minister Palmer raises the issue of Rainbow Warrior bombing at the United Nations.
Prime Minister Lange has dismissed speculation that the Government might strike a deal with the French over the trial of the two French agents.
In Paris three men , two of them DSGE agents, have been arrested for leaking information on the Rainbow Warrior bombing to the news media.
The Rainbow Warrior afloat again but may be scrapped.
Wage talks: Electrical workers advocate Tony Neary slates Government interference.
Government gives the go ahead for live sheep exports
Survey of 10,500 farms shows that a quarter are financially marginal or completely unsound. The survey , by the Stock and Station Association, said that a large percentage were competent farmers who were in trouble because of the speed of the Government’s changes.
Remarkable tales of survival after the Mexican earthquake. Five days after the quake survivors are still being found in the rubble. The number of confirmed dead is 4,000.
Soviet Foreign Minister attacks American Star Wars project at the UN.
Sponsors of the homosexual law reform question validity of signatures on anti reform petition.
Claim that feminist extremists have taken over Women’s refuges. Interview with Doris Church of the Battered Women’s Group.
Self examination of breasts could cause anxiety and unnecessary surgery for benign lumps according to British “Lancet”.
New evidence that green leaf and citrus fruits protect cells from damage. Interview with Dr Eru Pomare.
Labrador trained to find buried skiers.
Prince William starts kindergarten.

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Auckland Hospital Board to receive $11 grant from the Government.
Police say movements of a Vauxhall Victor may provide clues to whereabouts of missing women.
Police say they have done all they could to find pregnant woman missing in Northland.
Explosion at massage parlour in Hamilton. No one injured.
Interview with Australian mining consultant John Grover who claims the new Department of Conservation will be a disaster for economic development.
Future Whitbread around the World race may miss Auckland stopover. Interview with the Chairman of the NZ race committee Jack Alison.
Increasing popularity of hydroponics. Interview with gardener Eion Scarrow.

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Year 1985

Reference number F57732

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series 6:30 NEWS

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Television

Duration 0:57:42

Production company Television New Zealand

Viewing locations Digital file available to view at medialibrary, Wellington