EYEWITNESS NEWS. 30/11/1987

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1987
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Rights Information
Year
1987
Reference
F90615
Media type
Moving image
Item unavailable online
Series
EYEWITNESS NEWS
Place of production
New Zealand/Aotearoa
Categories
Television
Duration
0:57:27
Production company
TELEVISION NEW ZEALAND

News and Current Affairs.

Main Stories:
A legal threat to the fishing quota system from Maori tribes has been paused (Muriwhenua Fishing Claim). The Government has agreed to pay money to the Maori Council, in return the fishing industry can continue to operate under the quota system. Geoffrey Palmer is interviewed about the dispute. Speaker: Geoffrey Palmer (Attorney General).

The future of acclimatisation societies is in doubt, with major changes planned in conservation management. The proposed reforms are examined. Speakers: Dave MacLean (Te Awamutu Branch Acclimatisation Society), Helen Clark (Minister for the Environment), Bryce Johnson (Executive Director Acclimatisation Society).

Queensland Premier Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen still refuses to resign despite being sacked as party leader. Two reports on the situation there. Speakers: Rona Joyner (Morals Crusader), Lin Powell (Education Minister), Mike Ahern (National Party Leader), Alan Bond (Businessman), Nev Warburton (Opposition Leader), Sir William Fox (Liberal Party Leader), Ted Row (Acting Speaker).

Other Stories:
Two aeroplanes have crashed in the last day, from South African Airways and KAL Airline, South Korea. There have been suggestions the South Korean plane was hijacked, while South African Airways have no idea why their plane crashed off the coast of Mauritius.

A search off the east coast of the North Island for a missing fishing trawler has been suspended.

There has been another underground nuclear tests at Mururoa, the third this month.

Queensland Premier Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen has decided to forgo a million dollar golden handshake and fight his political battle to the bitter end.

The United States cut off economic and military aid to Haiti tonight after the first free elections in more then thirty years were cancelled.

Law reforms are planned to put de facto relationships on the same legal footing as marriage.

A Waitangi Tribunal hearing began in Greymouth today which could effect tenants of Maori land. South Island Tribes are asking to end Maori Trustee control over their lands. They say they should be free to charge market rates rather then accept artificially low returns. Speaker: Tipene O’Regan (Ngai Tahu).

On the share market the troubled Strathmore Groups announced a disastrous mid year result and Chase Corporation hit an all time low. The market dropped with the Barclays Index slipping 45 points.

South Australia has defeated New Zealand by three wickets at the Adelaide Oval.

Worldwatch:
A report on an austerity referendum and food price rise protest in Poland.

A general election is underway in Turkey.

Violence continues to mar campaigning for the upcoming presidential election in South Korea.

Vietnamese troops have left Cambodia.

Catholic missionaries have been murdered in Zimbabwe. A background on violence there. Speakers: Joshua Nkomo (Zimbabwe Opposition Leader), Roger Riddell (Former Adviser to Robert Mugabe).

A profile of Richard Gill, who is helping Australian children enjoy music. Speaker: Richard Gill (Dean, W.A. Conservatorium of Music).

A story about two elderly women who share playing a piano together after strokes left them each with the use of only hand.