Old Waimakariri Bridge closed due to high river levels
3 January 2013
Old Waimakariri Bridge closed due to
high river levels
The Old Waimakariri Bridge was
closed on Wednesday afternoon due to high river levels. It
is expected that the bridge will be reopened by the end of
the week, once the water level subsides and the structure
can be checked. A notice will be issued when it is
Please note this does not affect the main
Waimakariri Bridge on State Highway
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Arguably Reassuring: Inspector-General Finds GCSB "Arguably" Legal
Of the 88 individuals:
• 15 cases involving 22 individuals did not have any information intercepted by GCSB.
• another four cases involving five individuals were the subjects of a New Zealand Security Intelligence Service warrant and the GCSB assisted in the execution of the warrants. The Inspector-General is of the view that there were arguably no breaches and the law is unclear.
• the Bureau only provided technical assistance which did not involve interception of communications, involving three of the individuals, so no breach occurred.
• the remaining cases involved the collection of metadata, and the Inspector-General formed the view that there had arguably been no breach, noting once again that the law is unclear.