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Richard Long and Judy Bailey present a look back at 1992 and the events and people who made the news.

One News staff also talk about significant news including: Lesley Boyles (Producer Foreign News), Richard Harman (Political Editor), Jim Hickey & Penelope Barr (Weather Presenters), Hunter Wells (Producer, One Network News), Richard Becht (Producer Sports News), Moari Stafford (Producer Te Karere).

National and international stories include:

Rodney King race riots in Los Angeles.

New Zealand politics: Tamaki by-election; rise of the Alliance party; Winston Peters claims of corruption and sacked from the National Party; electoral reform and vote for MMP; Chris Laidlaw’s victory in the Wellington Central by-election.

Death of Sir Robert Muldoon.

Other people who passed away.

Weather: snowstorms in Canterbury and the South Island; Hurricane Andrew in Florida; Hawaii hurricane.

New Zealand power crisis and Electricorp.

Famine in Somalia.

Cargo plane crash in Amsterdam.

Brian Schlaepfer and Raymond Ratima family murders.

White collar crime: Keith Hancox, Patrick Renshaw.

Child abuse: Centrepoint Community and Bert Potter, Christchurch Civic Creche and Peter Ellis.

Lighter moments.

Sports: All Blacks tour of South Africa, Richard Loe eye-gouging incident, Annelise Coberger Winter Olympics medal, David Tua Olympics and pro career, retirement of Susan Devoy, Eisenhower Trophy golf victory, Sri Lanka bomb blast during NZ cricket tour.

Health: new health charges and introduction of Community Services Card; meningitis epidemic; contaminated blood scandal.

Celebrity visitors to New Zealand.

Maori news: Sealord deal and settlement of fishing claims; South Pacific Arts Festival.

Race relations in South Africa.

Racial tensions in Germany.

Bosnian Civil War.

Bill Clinton’s election in the United States.

Royal news.

Feel good moments.

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Year 1992

Reference number F217407

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Television

Duration 1:05:16

Production company Television New Zealand

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