Police responding to Thames incident
"Police responding to Thames incident"
currently responding to an incident on Ngati Maru Highway in
A woman has been taken to hospital in a critical
Police were called to the address at
approximately 4pm and are currently at the scene working to
establish what has occurred.
It is believed the offender
is known to the victim and Police are making enquiries to
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Gordon Campbell: On The New Pike River Agency (And The Air Strike Wing)
Much of the sympathy the public still feels for the families of the Pike River miners has been sustained by the sense that the previous government – let alone the mining company and the processes of receivership and litigation – has never dealt honestly, or fairly, with them.
Finally, yesterday’s announcement by the Ardern government that a new state agency will be set up to assess and plan the manned re-entry to the mine (on a set timetable) goes a long way to meeting the families’ remaining request: that they be enabled, if at all possible, to bury their loved ones. More>>