EYEWITNESS NEWS - SPECIAL: CORPORATISATION. 01/04/87
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Special extended programme to deal with the first day of corporatisation including: (i) the full decision of the Court of Apeal on Maori bid to stop the transfer of assets to the new corporations; disagrement between Government and Coal Corp over value of assets and compromise over union coverage; (ii) how many state servants have opted for severence and where.
The Government Property Service Ltd Jack Hodgetts (Chairperson, Government Property Services).
How will consumers be affected by the creation of the new corporate enterprises? Will goods and services like electricity cost more? David Russell (Assistant Director, Consumers Institute); John Collinge (Chairperson, AEPB); John Fernyhough (Chairperson, Electricorp).
A report from the Nelson Forest town of Tapawera on how corporatisation has hit the forestry workers. Rev. Matt Beech (Anglican Vicar); Anne Gallott, Tom Gallott, Irene Jones, Martin Sisley (Redundant Workers); Kate Fern; Richard Herne (Tapawera Rural Enterprises); Chris Dyer (Engineer).
Interview Ian McLean (Opposition Spokesperson on State Services).
Interview Stan Roger (Minister of State Services).
The Baby M controversy - a judge rules in favour of the Sterns having custody - reaction to the decision Noel Keane (Infertility Centre); Nancy Barrass (Surrogate Mother); Jeffrey Rosenberg (National Committee for Adoption); Susan Wolf (Lawyer and Ethicist); William Pierce (National Centre for Adoption); Beverly Ann Groner (Family Law Expert); Michael Freedman (Infertility Associates).
Margaret Thatcher in Moscow and meets dissident Andre Sakharov - the latter voices support for the Soviet leadership Margaret Thatcher (British PM).
Britain and the USSR sign a space agreement Tim Furniss (Flight magazine).
AIDS patients set up an underground network to provide access to unapproved treatments Jim Henry (Guerilla Clinic Hotline); Dr Renslow Sherer (Cook County Hospital AIDS Clinic); Dr Henry Balfour (University of Minnesota Aids Centre.