Countdown Supermarkets - Christchurch Earthquake Update #1
22 February 2011
Countdown Supermarkets -
Christchurch Earthquake Update #1
Christchurch earthquake has disrupted operations at
Countdown supermarkets in Christchurch.
at this early stage is the safety of our staff and our
All Countdown supermarkets in the
Christchurch area are closed.
services have also been suspended until further notice.
An update on operations and details on store closures
will be made available in due course.
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Gordon Campbell: On The Tokenism Of New Zealand's Role Against Islamic State
To date, the Opposition has continued to occupy itself with the marginalia of the issue. E.g. whether Key did or didn’t know whether Barack Obama would be present at the US briefing last week on IS, or whether New Zealand’s military involvement is or isn’t already a fait accompli.
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