3 News Live Special Coverage from the CHCH Quake Scene
3 News Live Special Coverage from the
Christchurch Quake Scene
3 News was
on air within a few minutes of the devastating quake which
has hit Christchurch today, and will remain on air
continuously until our 6pm bulletin this evening.
Hilary Barry and Mike McRoberts will
present a special extended bulletin of 3 News tonight
along with stories from John Campbell.
cameras witnessed some of the most dramatic footage captured
live from the quake scene today.
3 News will be on
air tomorrow morning from 6am with another live special
edition, bringing more updates from Christchurch.
Continuous live footage can be viewed online at:
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Gordon Campbell: On First Time Voting (Greens)
For the last two days, I’ve turned my column over to a couple of guest columnists who are first time voters. They’ve been asked to explain why they were voting, for whom and what role they thought their parental upbringing had played in shaping their political beliefs ; and at the end, to choose a piece of music. Today’s guest columnist is Ana Avia-O’Connor, who will be casting her first time vote on Saturday for the Greens.
If I didn’t know any better, it would seem the world has conspired for me to be a Green Party voter. Parents, Green voters? Check. Participation in bilingual education that stressed the importance of inquiry, solidarity and the Treaty? Check. Some sort of vegetarian leanings (seven years and counting, jus’ sayin’)? Check. However, above all of that, I’m voting Green because I believe in supporting the importance of every New Zealander’s contribution to Aotearoa, from the hairdresser in Foxton to the fisherman in Bluff. You could say that I like the cut of the Greens’ jib. More>>