New Zealand Fire Service Update Re Truck Crash Desert Road
New Zealand Fire Service Update Re Truck Crash
The New Zealand Fire Service has
handed over responsibility for retrieval of the hazardous
chemicals involved in a truck crash on the Desert Road to
NZFS Assistant Area Commander
Nigel Richards says Fire Service personnel and equipment
have now left the accident site and are returning to their
base fire stations.
“We have worked closely with
Environment Waikato and it appears as though none of the
chemicals have leaked into the waterway. Contractors are
now working with Environment Waikato and the Police to clean
up the site and retrieve the containers that fell into the
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On Act’s Problem With Taking Personal Responsibility
If it does nothing else, this election will be a test of whether marketing really can turn a pig’s ear into a silk purse. Although it barely registers a pulse, the Act Party has been the beneficiary of saturation coverage in the NZ Herald over the past fortnight.
True, not all of it was positive. There was for instance, a Herald editorial headlined “Act needs to come up with fresher ideas than flat tax” which makes you wonder why the newspaper had already devoted so many column inches to… Act’s flat tax idea.
Then again, that also seems to be a pattern. After gifting Colin Craig with similar saturation coverage for his ideas on smacking, the Herald rounded that effort out in mid January with an editorial headlined “Craig needs to do better than revive smacking row.” More>>