TV3 NATIONAL NEWS. 15/01/1991

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New Zealand’s Army medical team leaves for the Gulf tomorrow morning. Although they will provide humanitarian support the 32 man team is going armed with M16 rifles. Speakers: Captain Teina Kake, (Army Nurse)Jillian Kake, (Wife)
Anti war protests swept the country today including 2000 people protesting in Wellington. Speakers: Ken Douglas, (C T U President), John Luxton, (Energy Minister)

Major General Sitiveni Rabuka failed to attend a cocktail party last night at the New Zealand High Commission in Suva. Despite the snub New Zealand’s strained relationship with Fiji is on the recovery. Speaker: Don McKinnon, (Deputy Prime Minister),

Lithuanians held a protest outside the Soviet Embassy in Wellington.

The tomb of New Zealand’s longest serving Prime Minister Richard Seddon has been burgled. A urn containing the remains of Seddon’s son Thomas was taken.

The man behind Auckland’s collapsed Summerama festival Peter Biggs says he is not making any comment on the liquidation.

Police in Christchurch are investigating a possible homicide. The body of a man identified as Carl John Strachen has been found floating in the Heathcote river this morning.

The Solar Eclipse will be visible all over the country form mid day tomorrow. Speakers: Graham Blow, (Carter Observatory), Hamish Saunders, (Astrologer)

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Year 1991

Reference number F102585

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series 3 NATIONAL NEWS

Genre Television

Duration 0:29:00

Production company TV3

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Credits Presenter: Joanna Paul
Presenter: Eric Young
Reporter: Stephen Christensen
Reporter: Sean Plunket
Reporter: Ian Wisheart
Reporter: Penny Deans