Police release name of deceased at Taranaki drilling site
Taranaki onshore drilling site — Police release name of
Police can now release the name of the man who
died at the Mangakewa E Wellsite, Waitara, yesterday (Sunday
11 May, 2014) morning.
He was Nicholas John Teague, aged
39, of the Rotorua area.
Police are working closely with
WorkSafe NZ and in due course will provide investigation
findings to the Coroner.
Police has no further comment to
make as the matter is now before the
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Gordon Campbell: On Government Arrogance
Right now, National is ramming anti-terrorism measures through Parliament. This legislation will grant the SIS the power to carry out 48 hour bouts of surveillance on anyone without a warrant, and will bestow on government the power to unilaterally revoke anyone’s passports and thus deny them the freedom to travel.
Ludicrously, the public has been given exactly one day to make submissions on these major infringements of their civil liberties. Despite Finlayson’s misleading signals on RNZ that these are only stopgaps until next year’s full review of our security laws, the measures in question will not, in fact, expire until 2018.
Why the insane rush? Good question. More>>