TV1 6pm News Bulletin (First Segment)
Compiled by Mark Williams
Kiwi Secret - America’s Cupx3 - ACC Changes – NZ Owned Banks - Warriors Chair
KIWI SECRET - Team New Zealand unveils new sail in the fourth race of the America’s cup. to win convincingly. A tactical blunder from Italian boat Prada leaves them one race away from overall defeat.
AMERICA’S CUP: Spectator numbers down in America’s cup due to late announcement of racing go-ahead
AMERICA’S CUP: Invercargill locals drop work and pack bars in support of Auckland’s Americas cup event
AMERICA’S CUP: East Timor troops also watching the action from their positions in South East Asia.
ACC CHANGES: National party reveals Government departments save millions by using private insurance. This is a threat to Labour Government’s ACC reforms
NZ OWNED BANKS: New Zealand owned bank could be only months away says Minister of Economic Development Jim Anderton. NZ Postshops are expected to act as bank.
WARRIORS CHAIR: New trouble for former Auckland Warriors League Team Chairman Graham Lowe who has been accused of racism by Alliance MP Willie Jackson over his comments that Tainui board members were a bunch of “Maori’s from the Waikato.”