Reported Helecopter crash - Southern District
Location: Reported Helecopter crash
Search and Rescue
Short description: Search and Rescue
At 2038 hours on the 8 November
2012 Police, Ambulance and Fire were informed of a reported
helicopter crash in the Cardrona Valley near Spotburn,
Police Search and Rescue and a helicopter are
searching for a possible crash location.
It is unknown
what type or who was in the helicopter at the time, Police
enquiries are continuing.
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Pukeahu Park : ANZAC 100th Anniversary Dawn Service In Pictures
Roughly 18,000 people gathered this morning at Pukeahu Memorial Park for the Anzac day centenary. Anticipating the large turnout, patrons arrived as early as 4.30. It was virtually impossible to get near the Memorial after 5am. By 6, the crowds on Taranaki Street had stretched as far back as the Z Petrol station.
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