Helicopters respond to accident north of Wairoa
The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter was involved in a
The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter and
Eastland Rescue Helicopter crews were both responded to a
car vs. truck accident north of Wairoa. The Eastland Rescue
Helicopter airlifted a 47 year old male truck driver with
head and chest injuries and the Lowe Corporation Rescue
Helicopter airlifted a 59 year old female car driver with
serious fractures and lacerations.
Both were transported
to Hawke’s Bay Regional Hospital for further
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Gordon Campbell: On The Legal Fudging Of The GCSB Revelations
As many have noted, the Hager/Snowden revelations of the spying by our security agencies on our Pacific neighbours and allies is a virtual re-run of the pre-election debate.
Unfortunately, it is also a forerunner of the kind of “ debate” we can expect during the upcoming review of the security agency powers, in June. It is a situation where the government (a) stonewalls, (b) baldly asserts that mass surveillance is not occurring despite the Snowden evidence that it is, and (c) claims that the GCSB actions were lawful.
Yet as Greens Co-Leader Russel Norman says, this can be true only if the legislation passed last year by the Key government has made the mass surveillance of New Zealanders – and the related handing over of their private data to the NSA – lawful. More>>