World at 5. 2012-04-20. 17:00-18:00.

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Wilson, Mark, 1968?-, Producer
Bryan, Geoff, Newsreader
McNeil, John, Sports presenter
Ashdown, Kelly, Newsreader
Hayes, Samantha, 1984-, Presenter
Williamson, Maurice, 1951-, Interviewee
Bridges, Simon, Interviewee
Ardern, Jacinda, Interviewee
Fahey, Michael, Interviewee
Barry, Hilary, 1970-, Commentator
Radio Live, Broadcaster

Presenter Geoff Bryan presents the 17:00 hrs news bulletin, which is then followed by a sport bulletin [regularly presented by John McNeil], and a traffic report presented by Kelly Ashdown and then a weather report. Advertisements follow and then another brief summary of the hours top news headlines.

Host for the programme is Samantha Hayes (former TV3 Nightline news presenter). Today’s guests include:

Crafar Farm decision:
Earlier this morning, Maurice Williamson (Land Information Minister) and Jonathon Coleman (Associate Finance Minister) announced their approval of the new recommendations of the Overseas Investment Office to grant consent to the Chinese-owned Milk NZ Holding Ltd to acquire the 16 Crafar farms. Maurice Williamson, spoke earlier with Samantha and he explains why he approved the recommendations.

At a quarter past the hour, [regularly presented by Geoff Bryan?] presents the news and sport headlines for the hour, which is followed by advertisements and then a traffic report.

Political Panel with Simon Bridges and Jacinda Ardern debate the latest political developments:
- Crafar farm decision approved

At the bottom of the hour (half past the hour) Geoff Bryan presents the news headlines, followed by a sport bulletin, radio advertising, and then a traffic report (Kelly Ashdown). Geoff Bryan then follows with a weather report for Auckland.

Government has approved new recommendations of Overseas Investment Office:
Lot's of controversy surrounds the Crafar farm bid by the Chinese-owned company. Michael Fahey (NZ Businessman) who has been vocally outspoken around the sale of NZ farms to foreign ownership, explains why he is not happy with the decision to approve the Overseas Investment Office's recommendations to allow the sale of 16 Crafar farms.

Advertisement break follows.

In the media:
Irene Gardiner (Media Commentator) talks about developments within the Media and how those developments were handled in the media. Today, Irene makes comment on - the murder trial of Norwegian alleged mass murderer, Anders Behring Breivik
- Sky City Convention Centre / Mike Hosking sponsorship by Sky City
- Offspring (Australian show)

More advertisements and then another traffic report is presented.

One Direction:
Boy band made up of 5 members has caused some havoc in Auckland for the throngs of teenagers who have camped outside One Direction's hotel, The Langham Hotel. Hillary Barry, (TV3 News presenter) interviewed the band earlier today, and talks with Samantha about the one-on-one interview with one of the band members.

Samantha then signs off for the evening.