Police Incident: Just to brighten your day.
NZ Police CommCens Alert 14:00 2-07-2006 Southern
of incident: Christchurch
Incident Type: Just to brighten
A Christchurch man who recently had his car
stolen and then recovered by Police has called the Southern
Police Communications Centre to advise that the offender has
put in a new battery, new wheels, new steering column and a
new glove box. He says its running a lot better than it did
Issued by: Inspector Michael
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Gordon Campbell: On The New Pike River Agency (And The Air Strike Wing)
Much of the sympathy the public still feels for the families of the Pike River miners has been sustained by the sense that the previous government – let alone the mining company and the processes of receivership and litigation – has never dealt honestly, or fairly, with them.
Finally, yesterday’s announcement by the Ardern government that a new state agency will be set up to assess and plan the manned re-entry to the mine (on a set timetable) goes a long way to meeting the families’ remaining request: that they be enabled, if at all possible, to bury their loved ones. More>>