South Wairarapa - Fatal Crash
Thursday, 10 July 2014 -
Police are on scene at a single
vehicle fatal crash just south of East West access road on
Western Lake Road, South Wairarapa, where a car has crashed
in to a tree. The crash occured at about 2.10 p.m. The two
occupants in the vehicle have both died. Emergency services
are currently working to free them from the
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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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