Morning report. 1996-02-05

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0600 News/Sport
0615 Good Morning "Rural" NZ : See Rural Report Rundown
0630 News/Weather/Māori News
0640 Report from our Mana News team
0645 Pacific Regional News : Ex RNZ International
0650 Business and financial news. David Jones
0700 NEWS FIRE sweeps through Burwood Plantation on outskirts of CH, keeps more than 150 firefighters busy, still at site. I/v with senior fire officer Kingsley Clarke. (Mng Rpt) CHINA - troops mobilised in search for survivors of 7.0 earthquake which struck south-western province of Yunnan during weekend. Epicentre was near town of illegible - 228 people killed, 3,700 injured. (BBC) SCHOOL CERTIFICATE Science paper - Physics Inst hopes dispute over last year's physics paper can be resolved now Education minister is to look into row. Comment from Education minister Lockwood Smith, NZQA operations co-ordinator Mike Murtagh, Physics Institute president Geoff Stedman and pupil Christine Greatbatch. (Helen Matterson); live i/v with Kathryn Asare, NZQA communications co-ordinator. QUEENSLAND BY-ELECTION in Mundingburra - preliminary results a blow to Keating govt. If result confirmed, will produced hung parliament in Q'land. Live i/v with correspondent Pru Goward. CRICKET - first international day-night match in NZ held in Napier, with NZ against Zimbabwe. NZ lost. Criticisms about drunkenness and overcrowding. Comment from Snr Sgt Neville Haggart, commentator Brian Waddle, Civil Defence's Blair Furlong, and Dr Michael MacAvoy, ALAC. (Leigh-Anne Wiig); live i/v with NZ Cricket Chief Exec Christopher Doig.
0730 NEWS/WEATHER/SPORTS MENTAL HEALTH - today last day for submissions to inquiry headed by retired judge Ken Mason. Inquiry team under pressure to report back to govt by end of April. Comment from MPs Mike Moore, Clive Matthewson, and PM Jim Bolger. (q). (illegible Hosking); live i/v with Judge Ken Mason. illegible CRASH - air accidents investigator Ken Mathews discounts suggestion by Sounds Air's Barry Hvid that it would have been safer to plane to operate under different flight rules. (q) (Stephen Parker) CRICKET - World Cup organisers considering moving matches out of Colombo in wake of bomb blast. Toll from blast now 86 dead and 1400 injured. Australian reports say 6 World Cup squad members have told Australian Cricket Board they don't want to go to Colombo. I/v with Sri Lanka correspondent Amal Jayasinghe. (Mng Rpt) WAITANGI DAY commemmorations take a different turn, with govt celebrations being held in WN because of protests at Waitangi last year. A look at the background and the possible future of the commemmorations. Comment from deputy PM Don McKinnon, organiser Pita Paraone, activist Hone Harawira. (Sacha Hardy)
0800 NEWS/WEATHER AK METROPOLITAN COLLEGE, which Education Review Office wants closed, attracts support from former pupils. College set up in 1970s to provide alternative to mainstream education but ERO says school failing to provide adequate education. Comment from Eden MP Chris Fletcher. (Paula Penfold); live i/v with college principal John Vogt; live i/v with ERO chief exec Dr Judith Aitken. PAPERS/ASPAC HEADLINES MONDAY OZ SPOT - NSW govt appoints second judge and another 5 staff to Wood Royal Commission investigating police corruption, also extends deadline for report to end of March 1997. Live i/v with correspondent Phil Kafcaloudes.
0830 NEWS/SPORTS PHARMACEUTICALS - price war escalates between rival drug companies but Pharmac says patients won't be affected by it. Live i/vs with Pharmac general manager David Moore and managing director of Merck Sharp and Dohme, David Ross. CHRISTIAN COALITION - Christian Heritage and Christian Democrat parties continuing discussions on forming coalition, both optimistic of reaching agreement. Comment from Christian Heritage leader Graham Capill and Christian Democrat president David Brown. (Janice Rodenburg) SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS concert in AK - organiser Alan Smythe says concert by AK Philharmonia and stars including Dame Malvina Major was great success, with illegible to 300,000 people attending. He's i/ved live. COMMENT ROYALS - reports in tabloids that Prince Charles and Princess Diana both eying Queen Mother's residence Clarence House for Diana. Live i/v with correspondent Keith Chalkley (also talks about Duchess of York's debts)

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Year 1996

Reference number 58800

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Ngā Taonga Korero Collection

Date 05 Feb 1996