Highlights of the 1980s

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Tk 1) Feb Cricket - underarm incident 1'52"
Tk 2) 25 Jul Springbok - Waikato rugby match abandoned 1'10"
Tk 3) 22 Jun Wage-price freeze announced 43"
Tk 4a) Jan Winton Rufer kicks goal for soccer's World Cup 36"
Tk 4b) 17 Apr Royal Tour - Charles, Di & William 13"
Tk 5) 17 Apr Royal Tour - Charles, Di & William 10"
Tk 6) 03 Feb Lange becomes new Labour leader 1'06"
Tk 7) 01 Jul Gloria Kong kidnapped 41"
Tk 8) 22 Aug New Zealand Party formed 1'58"
Tk 9) Jul Chris Lewis reached Wimbledon final 1'23"
Tk 10) 02 Sep Napier school girl Kirsa Jensen disappeared 53"
Tk 11) 01 Nov Kiwi won Melbourne Cup 1'14"
Tk 12) 27 Mar Wellington Trades Hall bombing 1'01"
Tk 13) Jun Muldoon calls snap election 33"
Tk 14) Jul Election night - Muldoon concedes defeat 1'07"
Tk 15) Aug Mark Todd's gold at Los Angeles Olympics 29"
Tk 16) 07 Dec Queen Street riots 1'43"
Tk 17) 19 Feb Disastrous floods in Te Aroha kill 4 2'00"
Tk 18) 02 Mar David Lange leads winning team in Oxford 2'09"
Debate, "nuclear weapons are morally indefensible"
Tk 19) 29 Mar Paul Reeves - named as next Govnr General 44"
Tk 20) 10 Jul Rainbow Warrior sunk 1'22"
Tk 21) 02 Nov Keri Hulme wins Booker Prize for literature 1'25"
Tk 22) 16 Feb Mikhail Lermontov sinks in Marlborough Sounds 1'15"
Tk 23) Aug NZ wins 8 gold medals at Commonwealth Games 57"
Tk 24) 01 Oct GST begins 1'09"
Tk 25) 19 Jan KZ7 loses Americas Cup Series to Dennis Connor. 1'13"

These highlights have been predominantly taken from TX 2258 & TX2259 to form one tape.

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Year 1980

Reference number 5582

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Credits Devoy, Susan
JENSEN, Kirsa
KONG, Gloria
Lange, David, 1942-2005
Lewis, Chris
Muldoon, R. D. (Robert David), 1921-1992
New Zealand Labour Party
New Zealand Party
Rainbow Warrior (Ship)

Duration 00:31:27

Date 01 Jan 1980