6.30 NEWS & TOP HALF. 08/03/1985

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News, current affairs, sport and weather.

(Incomplete - first 10 minutes missing)
Main stories:
Forum on new Ministry for the Environment. Conservationists and Ministry of Works in conflict regarding the extent of the new ministry’s powers. Interviews with Guy Salmon & Bob Norman.
Forest Service to replant 40 hectares of rare Mountain Totara mistakenly logged in Waituhi forest.
1700 workers to lose jobs as Motonui synthetic fuels plant nears completion. Speculation on economic impact for Taranaki.

Top Half:
Calls for new legislation to protect computer privacy. Case of the Auckland Harbour Board computer, recently hacked into by teenagers. Interviews with Barry Matthews (Fraud Squad), Ross Byron (Apple User Group) and Don Smith (Systems Consultant).
Mounting opposition to All Black tour of South Africa amongst educators. Studio interview with Ron Don (NZRFU member).

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Year 1985

Reference number F57569

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series 6:30 NEWS

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Television

Duration 0:48:56


Credits Presenter: Tom Bradley
Presenter: Tony Ciprian
Presenter: John Hawkesby
Presenter: Judy Bailey