White substance found in envelope at Mail Centre
Emergency services attending incident at Mail
Police and other emergency services are
attending an incident at the Christchurch Mail Centre on
Orchard Road, after a white powder substance was found in an
Part of the mail sorting centre has been
isolated and around 80 staff evacuated from that part of the
complex as a precaution until the substance has been
Police and other agencies are now working to
identify the substance.
Police were alerted to the
incident shortly after
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