ONE 6PM NEWS / FRONTLINE. 08/11/1992
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A rugby fund-raising job went tragically wrong today. Clubs from Onewhero and Pukekohe joined together to demolish a two storey building, but as they worked the building collapsed. One man died, another was seriously injured. Speakers: Pat Goscomb (Pukekohe Rugby Club Secretary), David Hammond (US National Search & Rescue).
Christchurch Police called in the Armed Offenders Squad this afternoon after a robbery at the Southbridge Hotel, just outside the city. Police tracked a man to a nearby cemetery where they arrested him and recovered a pistol, minutes later a second man was caught.
It was a busy night for Police in Christchurch. Amongst incidents, the AOS was also called to a domestic after reports a man with a gun had taken a child.
Plutonium cargo protests in France.
Alexander Dubcek has died in Prague.
GATT talks and possible EU trade war with the United States.
Prince Charles in Hong Kong.
Protests against Boris Yeltsin in Russia.
Hundreds of seafarers packed Christchurch Cathedral today for a special remembrance service for all those who died at sea in war and peace.
Governor-General at Sumner Lifeboat Association boat launch.
More than 100,000 people packed the streets of Wellington for the first major Christmas Parade of the year.
A container bearing forklift toppled over in Wellington and crushed three cars.
A report on George Ives, last known survivor of the Boer War.
A man has sold a car, an Essex, he drove for 56 years. Speaker: Jim Moore (Car Owner).
Air New Zealand Shell Open golf highlights. Speaker: Nick Price (Winner).
Women’s golf Stroke Play Championship.
New Zealand versus Zimbabwe cricket test.
New Zealand versus England netball test.
Adelaide Formula One Grand Prix.
Regal Trophy rugby league highlights.
International rugby highlights.
Grant Dalton’s Whitbread yacht was launched in Wellington last night.
Frontline’s story last month on the politics of birth prompted the biggest response to any of our stories this year. Many people criticised the story as alarmist, others applauded it as timely. Among those who called or wrote were a number of families with their own personal stories of the heartache that surrounds difficult birth. The birthing debate has intensified. A special two part report on the disturbing stories of what can happen when the system fails you, despite your best efforts to be prepared. Why is it that in this day and age so much doubt still surrounds who is ultimately responsible? Are clearer guidelines needed to give every new life the best chance possible?
Speakers: Susan Rowberry, Prof Colin Mantell (Auckland Medical School), Christine O’Neill (Scott’s Mother), Pat O’Neill (Father), Patricia Cosgrove (Customer Services Co-ordinator, Whakatane Hospital), “Elizabeth”, Dr Karen Poutasi (CEO, Wellington Area Hospital Board), Karen Guilliland (NZ College of Midwives), Tony Baird (Obstetrician & Gynaecologist).
An interview with Hollywood movie star Joe Pesci.