ONE NEWS. 17/10/2007
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The son of Maori Activist Tame Iti - arrested with others on anti-terror raids by police recently - has said his Father is not a terrorist on the day Iti was denied bail. The anti-terror laws used to arrest suspects has been questioned and the Court is being tested as it seeks to exclude media from entering the Court. Plus there have been more police raids on homes in the Tuhoe area connected to recent anti-terror raids. Lisa Glass (One News); Toi Kairakau Iti (Tame Iti's Son); Moana Jackson (Lawyer); Sam Buchanan (Protest Spokesman); Paul Buchanan (Terrorism Expert); Scott Optican (Auckland Law Expert); Justice Helen Winkelmann (High Court Judge); Jamie Lockett (Accused); Tame Iti (Accused, Speaking in 2005).
Drivers under the age of 20 without full licenses are facing a zero tolerance policy when it comes to drink driving, as part of new proposals by the Government to fight youth drinking problems. Kris Faafoi (One News); Ross Bell (New Zealand Drug Foundation); Ron Mark (New Zealand First Law and Order Spokesman); Gerard Vaughan (Alcohol Advisory Council); Mark Burton (Justice Minister).
Embattled Finance Company Geneva Finance has gone from a large profit to facing potential receivership as it asks investors to accept a freeze on repayments. Owen Poland (One News).
Independent MP Taito Phillip Field has had an application for a stay on charges of corruption and bribery before he has a chance to appeal the decision by the Court to allow him to be charged by Police. Hannah Hodson (One News).
More news from the Pacific Forum, where Helen Clark has been in attendance along with the leader of the Fijian Military Coup, Frank Bainamarama. Barbara Dreaver (Pacific Issues Correspondent); Alexander Downer (Australian Foreign Minister); Commodore Frank Bainimarama (Fiji Prime Minister); Helen Clark (Prime Minister).
There have been more police raids on homes in the Tuhoe area connected to recent anti-terror raids. Lisa Glass (One News); Arthur Black (Language Tutor); Te Kanapa Tamaki (Tuhoe); Te Waiarani Harawira (Tuhoe Educationalist.