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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Gordon Campbell: On The Tokenism Of New Zealand's Role Against Islamic State
To date, the Opposition has continued to occupy itself with the marginalia of the issue. E.g. whether Key did or didn’t know whether Barack Obama would be present at the US briefing last week on IS, or whether New Zealand’s military involvement is or isn’t already a fait accompli.
It might be better to tackle the issue, head on. Our contribution against IS will be to send SAS forces to train the Iraqis? That’s like offering trainers to General Custer just as the 7th cavalry reached the Little Big Horn.