6.30 NEWS AND TOP HALF. 09/09/1985

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News, sport and weather.
Main stories:
Higher Salaries Commission reports that MPs and top civil servants are receive a 35% pay rise.
Moves afoot to alter the regulations surrounding bulk electricity supply.
Atetreta Poananga’s comments at a Melbourne conference, deemed racist by some, will not be considered by the Race Relations Conciliator as they were mediated by the media and fall outside of the Race Relations Act.
PM David Lange states it is a coincidence that the two French agents charged with bombing of the Rainbow Warrior stayed in a motel unit that he owns. (Makes a very witty remark about his weight, stating that there is a moratorium on whaling so he feels free to swim in the pool there.)
New Zealand industry to face more competition from overseas with the reduction of tariffs the phasing out of import licensing.
Auckland Regional Authorities Chairman, Fred Thomas, challenges Minister of Local Government over his threats to instate a commission to run the regional affairs if Thomas doesn’t resign.
Changes to liquor law likely according to Geoffery Palmer as they are seen to be too complex.
The country’s 11 case of AIDs announced.
Taranaki’s latest oil field expected to lift local oil production to within 17% of NZ’s market.
Limbs Dance Company meet to discuss there future after their studio was gutted by fire.

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Year 1985

Reference number F86225

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series 6:30 NEWS

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Television

Duration 0:57:08

Production company Television New Zealand

Viewing locations Digital file available to view at medialibrary, Wellington

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