EYEWITNESS NEWS. 12/04/1985

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News and current affairs.

Main stories:
Food price index for March shows the biggest increase in five years. Richard Prebble, Acting Finance Minister, blames the former National Government for the dramatic price increase on basic food goods.
Debate amongst Church groups regarding the Homosexual Law Reform Bill. Includes Reverend Peter Beck, of the Church and Society Commission and Geoff Hill, Vice President of the National Council of Churches.
Report in the ICI chemical fire which could have been a major disaster for Auckland. Call for greater regulations regarding chemicals and their storage particularly dioxin. Includes Dr Bob Mann, Toxic Substances Board member and Dr Maxwell Collins, Director of Public Health within the Health Department.

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Year 1985

Reference number F80139

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series EYEWITNESS NEWS

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Television

Duration 0:28:06

Production company TELEVISION NEW ZEALAND

Viewing locations Digital file available to view at medialibrary, Wellington

Credits Presenter: Karen Sims
Presenter: Fred Cockram