"Police News Alert Issued *** 1.05pm, February 6th
A rescue is under way on the
Takaka Hill near Nelson after a woman fell down a tomo
The woman was able to activate a locator
Tasman Bay Cave Rescue and a team of eight cave
rescuers are working to rescue the woman
The tomo is
believed to be 8 to 12 metres deep.
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Gordon Campbell On The Recent Smackdown Over Greece
There had been a fortnight of fevered buildup. Yet here we are in the aftermath of the February 28 showdown between the new Syriza government in Greece and the European Union “troika” and… no-one seems entirely sure what happened. Did the asteroid miss Earth?
It seems to have. The EU still exists. Syriza is now claiming a victory of sorts. It doesn’t help that the only people who do appear to be sure (the Greeks buckled) are claiming the exact opposite to what the other group (the Greeks won!) are saying. Plus, there are bets either way e.g. Bloomberg News: “Its too early to say who caved in to whom.” More>>