Missing Johnsonville man found
"Missing Johnsonville man found"
Wellington Police are
very pleased to report that the 66-year-old man missing in
Johnsonville since yesterday has been found safe and
He was found a short time ago at a residential
property in west Johnsonville, as a result of information
from a member of the public.
The search team are very
grateful for the support and assistance provided by the
Johnsonville community during the
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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>>