Here is a run down of the 5 most important stories on One News and 3 News tonight. Please leave your comments on the bulletins in the comments below.
1. Chrstie Marceau’s parents pushing for bail reform (Kate Lynch, live cross)
2. Government to reveal welfare reform (Heather du Plessis-Allan, live cross)
3. Stock car driver dies in Huntly
4. Jonah Lomu admitted to hospital
5. Future for unions (Stephen Smith)
1. Christie Marceau’s parents pushing for bail reform (Rachel Morton)
2. Another fire in Christchurch (Jeff Hampton)
3. Greenpeace protesters remain onboard
4. NZ security company involved in hostage rescue (Brook Sabin)
5. ALP leadership showdown (Amanda Gillies, live cross)
Both networks lead with murdered teen, Christie Marceau’s parents campaign for bail reform that launches tomorrow.
That was where the similarities ended though.
One News could tell us that (not yet, but soon) the government will be announcing its welfare reforms tomorrow. A speedway driver, renown in his circles, crashed and died last night. Jonah Lomu is back in hospital. Stephen Smith had an insightful look at how Union membership has dropped since 1990.
3 News were chasing fires in Christchurch again while Shell waited for Lucy Lawless’ supplies to run out during her protest over Arctic drilling. Brook Sabin gave a snapshot of what a New Zealand company did to rescue hostages off Somalia which was actually a promo for his 60 Minutes story tonight before the Rudd and Redhead show rounded out the Top 5.