NIGHTLINE. 25/06/1991

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The fate of 50 rare birds hangs in the balance tonight. The birds are hatching at Auckland airport after eggs were found strapped to the bodies of two women. The women have been released on bail with charges pending.
Speaker: Neil Hyde, (Agriculture & Fisheries) .

The Hells Angels Motor Cycle Club is planning a 30 year birthday celebration next week but some of the guests of honour won’t be making it to the party because the government has banned all Hells Angels members from entering the country.
Speaker: Bill Birch, (Immigration Minister).

Prime Minister Jim Bolger denies parliament is bugged. Two National MPs believe someone has been listening to their office conversation and rifling through their files.

Two government back benches are threatening to quite the party over its economic direction.
Speakers: Gilbert Myles, (Roskill MP); Dr Hamish McIntyre, (Manawatu MP); Winston Peters, (Maori Affairs Minister); Jenny Shipley, (Social Welfare Minister).

Waikato police are looking for a troubled teenaged boy caught up in a welfare wrangle. He and another youth were some how placed in the care of a psychiatric patient. Eliza Te Kiri was charged with murdering her two children and helping her husband to commit suicide in 1982.

To Christchurch DJs have switched stations for a salary package that works out as 1.2 million dollars a year.

Aids patient Eve van Grafhorst has made it to Disneyland due to an anonymous kiwi benefactor.
Speaker: Eve van Grafhorst, (Aids Patient)

Bill Tito has built a successful business as a bookbinder in the remote Akatarawa Valley, north of Wellington, using antique tools and techniques.
Speaker: Bill Tito, (Bookbinder).

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Year 1991

Reference number F105192

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series NIGHTLINE

Genre Television

Duration 0:34:00

Production company TV3

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Credits Presenter: Joanna Paul
Presenter: Belinda Todd
Reporter: Ian Wishart
Reporter: Alan Thurston
Reporter: Gordon Harcourt