6.30 NEWS & TOP HALF. 02/05/1985

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News, current affairs, sport and weather.

Main stories:
NZ’s meat industry undergoing change with intensive buying and selling on the share market.

Police disrupt black workers’ May Day celebrations in Johannesburg.

Problems forseen for Operation Hope’s plan to transport aid overland to famine stricken Ethiopia. Interview with Ian Reid (Red Cross).

Petition opposing the Homosexual Law Reform bill, the biggest in NZ’s history. Interview with Keith Hay (chief petitioner).

Firemen suffering skin ailment following a chemical blaze at ICI in Auckland. Interviews with firemen Graham Fuller, Chris Lewis and Chris Delfos, and Commander Brian Armstrong.

Severe staff shortages in airforce. Interview with Tony Dodwell (Airline Pilots Association).

Top Half:
Profile of Fred Ladd, former tourist industry aviator. At 76, Ladd is protesting the confiscation of his pilot’s licence. Interview.

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Year 1985

Reference number F80459

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series 6:30 NEWS

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Television

Duration 0:58:23

Production company TELEVISION NEW ZEALAND

Viewing locations Digital file available to view at medialibrary, Wellington

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