6.30 NEWS & TOP HALF. 26/04/1985

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News, sport, Top Half (news from the regions) followed by weather:

Main Stories:
Members of the public attacked by a group of about ten men. The assailants leave one man dead and others injured in Ponsonby, Auckland.

Petrol price rises by 9 cents a litre. Biggest single rise of petrol this country has ever seen. Government blame the ongoing cost of Marsden Point, whereas the opposition National Party blame the Governments devaluing of the dollar.

Shortage of LPG compounds the industries problems.

Over a thousand submissions are before the select committee regarding the homosexual law reform bill.

South Africa rugby officials have suggested they may offer financial support for an All Black tour of South Africa. Mr Ces Blazey (NZRFU Chairman) refuses to be drawn on the proposal.

70th Anniversary of Gallipoli landings is commemorated. Bob Tizard in Turkey for the event.

Monet exhibition in Auckland. Interview with Dr Rodney Wilson, Director Auckland Art Gallery.

Comprehensive program has been developed explaining the film making process to secondary students. The programme is fronted by Derek Payne.

Top Half:
Torvill and Deane arrive in New Zealand for an ice skating tour. New Zealand company Bay Textiles Ltd are constructing are marquee for the duo.

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Year 1985

Reference number F57607

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series 6:30 NEWS

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Television

Duration 0:58:56

Production company TELEVISION NEW ZEALAND

Viewing locations Digital file available to view at medialibrary, Wellington

Credits Presenter: Philip Sherry
Presenter: Richard Long
Presenter: John Hawkesby
Presenter: Judy Bailey