6.30 NEWS AND TOP HALF. FRI. 27/09/1985

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News, sport and weather.
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Prime Minister Lange says it is not possible to reconcile the irreconcilable over ANZUS.
Deputy Prime Minister Palmer says there is no agreement that France will pay NZ compensation over the Rainbow Warrior.
Five French soldiers appeared in a Paris court today over the leaking of information to the press on the bombing of the Greenpeace vessel.
US condemns Rainbow Warrior bombing.
Four eight day old babies found alive in rubble of hospital in Mexico City nearly a week after a massive earthquake devastated the city.
N Z feels tremors of a big quake centred on the Kermadec Islands.
The wage round: Government rejects call by Employers Federation to postpone negotiations. Meanwhile electrical employers are ignoring the Federation’s call and are continuing their talks with the Electrical Workers Union. Along with employers representatives, union secretary Tony Neary challenges to the Government to reveal the details of draft regulations to limit high wage settlements.
Visiting Australian immunologist calls NZ’s approach to the AIDS epidemic has been “irresponsible”. Professor David Sutherland says he is horrified that NZ still doesn’t have AIDS testing for blood.
Farmers receive the lowest price ever for lamb.
Right wing parties unite to face independence threat in New Caledonia.
One of the most powerful hurricanes this century approaches eastern seaboard the US.
Israel says Britain’s $7, 000 million arms deal with Saudi Arabia will upset delicate balance of power Middle East.
Australia condemns Apartheid in the United Nations and calls for Security Council sanctions against South Africa.
Wellington nurses interviewed after returning from Afghanistan.
Minister of Agriculture reluctant to open factory because of controversy surrounding plant plasma product.
Pupils at Dunedin school go fishing to feed injured yellow eyed penguin.

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Authorities in Auckland are fed up with dog owners abandoning or neglecting their pets. Dog control officers want new bylaw, which would register owners rather than dogs, to deal with the problem.
Energy Minister Bob Tizard says it will be at least two years before methanol is available for heavy transport operators as an alternative to diesel. Mr Tizard was speaking after officially inspecting two new ARA Volvo buses which are trialing methanol.
Meningitis on the wane in South Auckland.
Limbs Dance Company launches national tour after its studio was gutted by fire.

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Year 1985

Reference number F57733

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series 6:30 NEWS

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Television

Duration 0:54:27

Production company TELEVISION NEW ZEALAND

Viewing locations Digital file available to view at medialibrary, Wellington