Checkpoint, 20 September 1995.
The programme runs as follows:
The Washington Post has today claimed that the French nuclear testing programme in the Pacific is closely linked to the United States (Jonathon Schwass).
The volcanic activity on Mount Ruapehu is the biggest seen for 20 years (Mary Wilson).
A far North Māori trust Board has suggested mediation, after a visit to the Takahue occupation near Kaitaia (Lisa Owen, live).
1720 2.00 HEADLINES:
5.00 TODAY IN AUSTRALIA: main item - Some Sydney lawyers want to open up cafes which sell illegal drugs
The voluntary euthanasia lobby is going ahead with plans to seek a referendum on the issue (Clare Pasley).
At the South Pacific Forum in Papua New Guinea there was one issue that was notable for the lack of discussion about it - the issue of West Papua, also known as Irian Jaya (Bruce Hill).
1737 3.00 SPORTS: Malcolm Jordon
1740 2.00 NEWS:
The Government's likely to find plenty of takers if it decides to dispose of its forestry interests in the central North Island (Bronwen Evans).
The Minister of Forestry, John Falloon joins the programme (live).
A witness in Christchurch's 'poison professor' case described how she scrubbed her doorhandle because she became paranoid she may be poisoned by his jilted lover (Merle Knowland, live).
The two most famous newspapers in the United States, the New York Times and the Washington Post have between them published an entire 35 thousand word manifesto written by a murderer (BBC).
2.00 BUSINESS NEWS:
1800 6.00 NEWS, TRAIL AND WEATHER
5.00 TODAY IN PARLIAMENT
12.00 MANA NEWS.
5.00 PACIFIC NEWS