No 1 Line and Tiakitahuna Road, Longburn, Manawatu, Truck
Police and other services are at a crash in
which a truck has rolled and gone down a bank.
is on the corner of No 1 Line and Tiakitahuna Road,
There are diversions in place along
It is not known yet what the truck was
carrying but first reports are that the driver is
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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>>