Corrected Spelling of Christchurch Earthquake Victim's Name
Corrected spelling of a victim's
Police are advising a clarification of
details of one of the victims named yesterday.
spelling of the five-month-old baby was incorrect. It should
be Baxtor Gowland, not Baxter.
Police regret any distress
caused by this
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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: