Media Statement: Support for all council staff
Hawke's Bay Regional Council - media statement
The Chair of the Regional Council attaches a
letter agreed to and signed by all Regional Councillors
expressing unreserved support for all staff of Hawke’s Bay
The previous media statement is also
endorsed by all Regional Councillors and the Chairman of the
There will be no further comment in
addition to this statement.
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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>>
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