Crew responds after farmer injured by bull
The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter was involved in a
Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter crew responded to a 65
year old male farmer who sustained chest injuries after
being hit by a bull in a set of cattle yards at Pourerere.
He was airlifted from the farm house to Hawke’s Bay
Regional Hospital for further
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Urgent Bill Planned:
MP Pay Rises To Match Public Service
Prime Minister John Key today announced an overhaul of the Remuneration Authority Act, tying MP salaries to those of the wider public sector, which will be passed under urgency.
Mr Key says the decision was made after the Remuneration Authority’s latest determination which saw the total remuneration received by MPs increased by about 3.5 per cent...
The new legislation will be backdated to 1 July 2014, meaning the pay increase outlined in the latest determination will not be awarded. More>>