Two Vehicle crash on SH47
afternoon (Waitangi day) Taupo's Greenlea Rescue Helicopter
was called to a mvc on SH47 approx 5km north of National
The Greenlea Helicopter transported a woman
in her forties to Rotorua hospital with chest and abdominal
SH47 was closed for some time while emergency
services attended the
© Scoop Media
Last Sitting Day Of Parliament: Slave Ships Bill To Pass
The House resumed at 9am and MPs agreed to add the third reading of the Fisheries (Foreign Charter Vessels and Other Matters) Amendment Bill to this morning’s business.
The bill requires all foreign owned fishing vessels to fly under a New Zealand flag from May 2016 and obey all New Zealand laws. This includes labour laws...
Last night Opposition MPs accused the Maori Party of blocking the passage of this bill into law in this Parliament, no members of the Maori Party were in the House to answer the accusations though they denied this in a press release. More>>