Justice Mahon resignation

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News items (ex-Morning Report) of reaction to the resignation by the Mount Erebus Royal Commission of Inquiry chairman, Justice Peter Mahon. Presented by Peter Sledmere and Lindsay Perigo.

Report by RNZ parliamentary chief reporter Dick Griffin, includes comments by Prime Minister Robert Muldoon and Attorney General Jim McLay.

Further reaction from Air New Zealand chairman Bob Owens interviewed via telephone by Ray Watchman.

Chairman of the Law Society Mr Thomas Eichelbaum and Auckland Law Society Chairman Ted Thomas both comment on the loss of Justice Mahon to the legal profession.

Interview with Social Credit Political League justice spokesman, Napier barrister Martin Hine, who says his party will release the documents from the enquiry to show that the Government's dismissal of Mahon was unjustified.

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Year 1982

Reference number 27963

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Credits Muldoon, R. D. (Robert David), 1921-1992, Interviewee
McLay, Jim, Interviewee
OWENS, Bob, Interviewee
Eichelbaum, Thomas, Interviewee
THOMAS, Ted, Interviewee
HINE, Martin, Interviewee
Sledmere, Peter, News presenter
Perigo, Lindsay, 1951-, News presenter

Duration 00:09:15

Date 27 Jan 1982