6.30 NEWS AND TOP HALF. 17/09/1985

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Leading trade unionists tell the Government to keep its nose out of wage negotiations after Assistant Finance Minister Prebble said that union claims of 30% were “bizarre” and that he would prefer 8 % increase. Meanwhile Employers involved in the three trend setting awards have made their offers but the parties are still far apart.
No limit on what doctors can change under the new General Medical Benefit Scheme.
No South Pacific Forum leaders likely to visit Mururoa nuclear test site.
Detectives say murdered Takanini farmer had no known enemies.
Visiting Bahraini Foreign Minister suggests NZ could have a peacemaking role in Iran/Iraq conflict.
British Government orders six more Soviet diplomats and embassy staff out of the country for espionage activities.
South African defence forces raid SwAPO bases in Angola.
Reshuffle of Chinese Communist Party paves the way for modernising economy.
Auckland Regional Authority Chairman, Fred Thomas refuses to resign after defeating a no confidence motion with his casting vote. Interview with Mr Thomas.
Maori activist Eva Rickard arrives back in NZ after being expelled from Tahiti for taking part in political demonstration.
The head of Dunedin CIB and the detective who complained about the way an enquiry into a sex ring was handled may both be transferred. This could result as a consequence of an independent examiner’s report into the affair.
NZ Forest Service destroys thousands of pinus radiata seedings unneeded as result of a better strain of tree and improved planting techniques .
Mass sacking of staff at Dunedin’s Fortune Theatre. Interviews with Fortune Chairman Aline Sandilands and sacked Director Toni Tayler.
Maintaining the sculptures of US presidents on Mt Rushmore South Dakota.

Top Half
High winds and high seas cause havock on the Waitemata. Concrete hull yacht wrecked on Tamaki Drive rocks.
Opponents of homosexual reform claim all MPs will get their electorates’ details of their petition. Interview with political scientist Barry Gustafson.
Police fear for missing South Auckland woman.
Spate of school arson attacks in South Auckland: Children’s reaction.
Claims of domestic violence at Waiouru Army Camp. Interviews with camp commander Col Bruce Meldrum, camp social worker Peter Bright.

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Year 1985

Reference number F87202

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series 6:30 NEWS

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Television

Duration 0:56:43

Production company Television New Zealand

Viewing locations Digital file available to view at medialibrary, Wellington