NIGHTLINE. 10/05/1991

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Christchurch is set to lose its big red buses and more than 400 drivers could loose their jobs. In a deregulation sell off the City Council has lost most of the best routes to smaller bus companies, the opposite to what occurred in Auckland. Speakers: Maurice Ward, (Tramways Union); Alex Clarke, (Regional Councilor); Tony McAnulty, (Supershuttle).

There is still no sign of a truck driver who disappeared into the Clyde dam yesterday. Its the first fatal accident since construction began.

When you get to the bottom of your condom packet don’t throw it away. A Christchurch philanthropist is offering refunds on empty packets. Michael Sherry hopes his actions will promote safe sex and aids awareness.

In the wake of attacks on young school children around the country a 21 year ofd Wellington man has been charged with attempting to rape two school girls. Today police visited schools to warn pupils of such dangers.

The Wellington Club celebrates its 150th birthday tonight. The club still maintains a men only membership rule. Speaker: Sir Richard Bolt, (Club President)

The Hospital Repertory Society held a parade through Wellington tonight to celebrate its 21st birthday.

A dairy farmer builds novelty bicycles for kids. Speaker: Steve Gray, (Cycle Cockie),

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Year 1991

Reference number F104366

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series Nightline

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Television

Duration 0:18:00

Production company TV3

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Credits Presenter: Joanna Paul
Presenter: Belinda Todd
Reporter: Jeff Hampton
Reporter: Gordon McBride