Christchurch Media Announcement
Short description: Media Announcement
Police are seeking information
regarding a suspicious fire which destroyed playground
equipment in the grounds of Burnside Primary School on
Memorial Avenue. The fire began around 1.35 pm on Sunday 6
Any information please contact Senior
Constable Andy Scahill at the Christchurch Central Police
Station on 363 7400.
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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.