Media Release from Lyttelton Port of Christchurch
Media Release from Lyttelton Port of
Lyttelton Port of Christchurch wishes to
advise that the port has sustained further damage from
today’s series of aftershocks in Christchurch.
first priority was for the safety of all staff and we can
advise that fortunately, there were no injuries sustained at
The port is now completing a full engineering
assessment over the next 12 hours. Receival and delivery of
containers will commence 0700 Tuesday 14 June.
update you once we have a clearer picture by close of
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Gordon Campbell: On The Legal Fudging Of The GCSB Revelations
As many have noted, the Hager/Snowden revelations of the spying by our security agencies on our Pacific neighbours and allies is a virtual re-run of the pre-election debate.
Unfortunately, it is also a forerunner of the kind of “ debate” we can expect during the upcoming review of the security agency powers, in June. It is a situation where the government (a) stonewalls, (b) baldly asserts that mass surveillance is not occurring despite the Snowden evidence that it is, and (c) claims that the GCSB actions were lawful.
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