New Years Eve In Christchurch
Christchurch Police report a well behaved crowd of
about 5000 attended the concert at Hagley Park.
person was arrested for disorderly behaviour and 2 were
dealt with for intoxication.
Around the rest of the city
there were few arrests, which were mainly for disorder and
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Pike River: Charges Against Whittal Withdrawn
The decision by MBIE to withdraw charges against Peter Whittal today is wrong on many levels, says CTU President Helen Kelly.
“The Department, in this Court case, represents the men killed in that mine.
“They hold sole discretion to press charges and ensure these men get some form of justice - the decision today adds to the failure of this Department in their duty to the 29 people killed at Pike. More>>