Arrest follows threat to New Brighton WINZ office
"Arrest follows threat to New Brighton WINZ
Hunter Mangu Warren MONTGOMERY was
arrested yesterday after he made threats to a WINZ staff
member at the New Brighton WINZ office in Beresford Street
MONTGOMERY appears in Christchurch District
Court this morning charged with Threatening Behaviour and
Possession of an Offensive Weapon.
Police would like to
reassure the public that we are taking all such threats
seriously and would like to remind people that these threats
will be dealt with firmly and appropriately.
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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>>
Reflections On The Day.