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Close Up: Friday June 8

Published: 5:31PM Friday June 08, 2012 Source: Close Up

Nuclear-free New Zealand
It's 25 years to the day since New Zealand became the first nuclear free country in the world.
Alexi O'Brien met up with long-time campaigner Kate Dewes to hear about her part in the anti-nuclear battle.
And Mike Hosking spoke to former Labour minister and leader of Act, Richard Prebble, who was the architect of that anti-nuclear legislation - passed after four readings on June 8, 1987.

Testing times for Steve Hansen
Steve Hansen faces his first real test as All Black coach tomorrow night. History shows we should beat the Irish at Eden Park but the pressure is on, as always, to win well.
Mark Crysell caught up with the new coach at the captain's run to find out what makes him tick.

Wonder greyhound
She's one Aussie we're happy to claim as our own - a wonder greyhound who leaves her run heart stoppingly late. It's two years since Swift Fantasy captured our hearts and now she's on her final go round.
Michael Holland pays one last visit before she heads back to Australia for stud duties.

Million dollar mouse campaign
Gareth Morgan's efforts to raise a million dollars to rid the Antipodes Islands of predators have so far raised $400,000. A charity auction is being held this weekend to boost those funds.
Details can be found here