Ruptured Gas Main: Khandallah Road, Wellington
Location: Khandallah Road, Wellington
Ruptured Gas Main
Short description: Ruptured
At 2.07 pm emergency
services were called to a ruptured gas main at the
intersection of Khandallah and Cockayne Roads.
Road has been closed between Simla Crescent and Cockayne
Road, and at Clutha Road and Cockayne Road.
being allowed through the cordons but pedestrians are being
Fire and Police are currently dealing with the
© Scoop Media
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.