TV3 NATIONAL NEWS. 04/01/1991

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Two people die in a helicopter crash near Whangarei in Northland.
Speaker: Senior Sergeant John Vander Heyden (Police)

On Canterbury’s Banks Peninsula, a badly injured fisherman was rescued by helicopter. The man had fallen 30 metrers onto rocks and is now in a critical condition in Christchurch hospital.

The future of a satellite receiving station designed to help find missing boats is in doubt due to cost. Rescue workers fear the move could cost lives.
Speakers: Owen Batchelor (M.O.T Air Transport), Glenn Viggars (Manukau Coast guard)

Auckland police are investigating a 600 million dollar fraud. A man and a woman are due to appear in court tomorrow.

PSA officers at Mt Eden have joined the stand against the Government’s plans to lock down prisoners for 15 hours. Speaker: Raewyn Abbott (PSA)
9 hunger strikers at Chrischurch women’s prison are up to their third day over the issue. Speakers: Father Jim Consendine (Prison Chaplain), Peter Williams (Howard League)

Nick Unkovich, wins his record tenth bowling title in the pairs.
Speakers: Nick Unkovich, Ross Haresnape, (players)

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Year 1991

Reference number F102557

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image


Genre Television

Duration 0:29:00

Production company TV3

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Credits Presenter: Neil Waka
Reporter: Marty McNamara
Reporter: Mark Jennings
Reporter: Janet McIntyre
Reporter: Tukoroirangi Morgan (Waikato; Tainui)
Reporter: Gordon Harcourt