Earthquake Express NOT behind new portable toilets
Rangiora Earthquake Express NOT
behind new portable toilets
In the last 24 hours it has
been reported by some media that the Rangiora Earthquake
Express is now producing portable bucket toilets for
earthquake stricken residents of Christchurch.
This is not
While we, the Rangiora Earthquake Express, wish
the organizers of this endeavor the very best of luck, we
feel that it is important to clarify that this project is
NOT a work of the Rangiora Earthquake Express, and that the
group manufacturing these devices are a totally separate
organization from the Rangiora Earthquake
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Gordon Campbell: On Drone Strikes And Judith Collins‘ Last Stand
The news that a New Zealand citizen was killed last November in a US drone attack in Yemen brings the drones controversy closer to home.
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