TV3 NATIONAL NEWS. 31/12/1990

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Three brothers confirmed dead in boating accident on the Hauraki Gulf after storm.
Sixteen year old also presumed drowned off Rangitoto Island.
Speakers: Sgt. Frank Wielermaker, Trevor Kelly (Coastguard).

New Zealanders issued travel warnings in the Middle East.

Former Finance Minister Roger Douglas dismisses criticism over his Knighthood.
Speakers: Mark Gosche (Unionist), Ellen Coup (Beneficiary), David Lange (Former Prime Minster).

Police and MOT plan largest drink drive blitz in NZ history with every available officer on the roads for New Year’s Eve.

Soviet Union runs out of Vodka.

Dedication of a monument for 150 years of nationhood

Anglican church claims a general sense of fatalism for the year 1990. However, the 1990 Commission said our Sesqui year was positive, having coordinated or promoted 12 thousand events around the country.
Speakers: Geoff Wane (1990 Commission), Janet Hesketh (Anglican Public Affairs Unit)

Ocean to the Alps - relay of jet boats up the Waitaki river to Mt Cook to celebrate the Sesqui year. The jet boat was invented here. Ceremonial stones were carried up the river.

Kelly Evernden (Kiwi No.1) had to enter the BP Tennis nationals in Wellington today on a wild card because he forgot to enter on time.

Peter Blake (sportsman of the year) gets OBE for achievement under sail.

Rothmans stripped of line honors in the Sydney to Hobart yachting race for illegal spinnaker.

Australia win second Ashes test over England in Melbourne.
Speakers David Boon, Geoff Marsh, (Australian players), Bobby Simpson (Team Manager)

Australian Niki Wood wins the worlds richest surfing tournament the Blilabong Pro in Hawaii

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Year 1990

Reference number F102552

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series 3 NATIONAL NEWS

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Television

Duration 0:29:00

Production company TV3

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Credits Presenter: Neil Waka
Reporter: Bob Ncneill
Reporter: Jim Greenhough
Reporter: Mark Jennings
Reporter: Gordon Harcourt
Reporter: Rod Stephen