Fire in Gisborne - Tuesday, 14 January 2014
Fire in Gisborne
January 2014 - 9:04pm
Emergency Services are
currently dealing a major fire in Titirangi Park in Kaiti
Beach in Gisborne.
The Fire Service are dealing with the
fire but Police are asking for anyone in the immediate
vicinity to remain indoors due to the large amount of smoke
coming from the fire.
The fire is now under control but
houses in Oxford Street, Norwood Road and Turanga Street
were evacuated as a precaution
Details of the fire should
be directed to the Fire
© Scoop Media
On The Northland By-Election
Supposedly, Winston Peters’ victory in Northland has exposed the simmering dissatisfaction with the government that exists out in the provinces. Yet it remains to be seen whether this defeat will have much significance – and not simply because if and when Labour resumes business as usual in the Northland seat at the next election, Peters’ hold on it could simply evaporate.
On Saturday, National’s electorate vote declined by 7,000 votes, as the 9,000 majority it won last September turned into a 4,000 vote deficit – mainly because Labour supporters followed the nod and wink given by Labour leader Andrew Little, and voted tactically for Peters. In the process, Labour’s vote went down from nearly 9,000 votes six months ago, to only 1,315 on Saturday. More>>