Outward Bound student evacuated from Marlborough region
A 59 year old female student attending an Outward Bound
course in the Marlborough Sound has been evacuated from a
tramping expedition near Anakiwa this afternoon.
student has a suspected fractured ankle and is being
assessed by Blenheim Hospital staff.
Next of kin
have been informed of the
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Campbell on: the local body election result in Wellington
For obvious reasons, politics is more of a big deal in the capital city than anywhere else in the country. Even so, fewer than four in ten eligible voters bothered to vote in Saturday’s local body elections in Wellington (turnout 39.66%).
Even less was felt to be at stake this time around than in 2016, when 45% of the electorate voted Justin Lester into the mayoralty.
To put it mildly, the Lester-led Council failed to live up to expectations. Lester will be remembered mainly for the fact that somehow, he managed to lose this election. . More>>