Fog still delaying flights at Christchurch Airport
Fog still delaying flights at Christchurch
Christchurch Airport remains open, however thick
fog continues to disrupt flights.
Staff are making
regular visibility checks, but cannot predict when airlines
will be able to resume flights.
The only arrival this
morning was at 5am.
The most recent departures were
10.05am (domestic) and 9.50am (international).
terminal is busy with delayed travellers, many still doing
business by phone and email.
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Gordon Campbell: On The Tokenism Of New Zealand's Role Against Islamic State
To date, the Opposition has continued to occupy itself with the marginalia of the issue. E.g. whether Key did or didn’t know whether Barack Obama would be present at the US briefing last week on IS, or whether New Zealand’s military involvement is or isn’t already a fait accompli.
It might be better to tackle the issue, head on. Our contribution against IS will be to send SAS forces to train the Iraqis? That’s like offering trainers to General Custer just as the 7th cavalry reached the Little Big Horn.