Quake Outcasts granted leave to appeal in the Supreme Court
Quake Outcasts granted leave to appeal in the Supreme
Christchurch, New Zealand
yesterday afternoon the Supreme Court granted Quake
application for appeal. The hearing dates are
set for 29 and 30 July.
The Supreme Court will examine
these 2 questions:
(1) Was the establishment of the
residential red zone (RRZ) lawful?
(2) Were the RRZ offers
to property owners lawfully made?
Quake Outcasts' position
has been that the answers to both questions
Acting for Quake Outcasts are Grant Cameron,
Francis Cooke, QC, and Dr. Matthew Palmer,
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Pukeahu Park : ANZAC 100th Anniversary Dawn Service In Pictures
Roughly 18,000 people gathered this morning at Pukeahu Memorial Park for the Anzac day centenary. Anticipating the large turnout, patrons arrived as early as 4.30. It was virtually impossible to get near the Memorial after 5am. By 6, the crowds on Taranaki Street had stretched as far back as the Z Petrol station.
The screens erected around the park displayed the live events to those who had turned up. The heat generated by the huge number of people caused many to take a turn. Medics and ambulances were on hand for the fainting crowd members. Only twenty minutes into the ceremony, one medic said they had already dealt with 15 to 20 spells. More>>
Reflections On The Day.