Helicopter Crash Update
Police yesterday completed
their scene examination and victim recovery work at the site
where helicopter wreckage was found on Wednesday (21
November) near Humboldt Creek, Fiordland.
remains will now be formally identified through a forensic
process. This could take a number of weeks.
Aviation Authority will be investigating the cause of the
Police have also now referred the matter to the
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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.
The screens erected around the park displayed the live events to those who had turned up. The heat generated by the huge number of people caused many to take a turn. Medics and ambulances were on hand for the fainting crowd members. Only twenty minutes into the ceremony, one medic said they had already dealt with 15 to 20 spells. More>>
Reflections On The Day.