Canterbury University Earthquake Update
There has been a significant aftershock in the
Canterbury region today
Canterbury students and staff are being marshalled on Ilam
Field and the arts car park. NZi3 on Crekye Rd has been
established as a welfare and information centre for those
The University of Canterbury Health
Centre is open with two doctors present. Those who can leave
the campus by foot and are confident to do so, should leave.
Those who can leave by car should be aware there is
significant congestion on the streets around campus. The
campus is closed until further notice.
check the UC website www.canterbury.ac.nz and the University
of Canterbury’s Facebook page for updates.
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Greens: Oil Drilling Face-Off With Labour
The plan is the second component of the Party’s environmental priority this election: Rivers clean enough to swim in again, and beaches safe from oil spills.
The Green Party loves New Zealand and will create a cleaner environment where our beaches remain open for swimming, not closed for oil spills.
The key policy points in the Green Party’s plan to protect our beaches from oil spills are to:
1. Prohibit deep sea oil drilling;
2. Implement compulsory shipping lanes for coastal shipping;
3. Build Maritime New Zealand’s oil spill response capability; and
4. Introduce a stronger legal framework so that when accidents do happen, the New Zealand taxpayer does not have to pay for the clean-up. More>>
Nick Smith v Fish & Game: