Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | Scoop News | Wellington Scoop | Community Scoop | Search

 


Images: Wellington Truck Protest vs Beehive

Images: Wellington Truck Protest vs Beehive

Images by Lyndon Hood


Click to enlarge

Around 9am this morning the convoy of trucks that had processed around central Wellington began turning into Bowen Street to pass well within honking distance of the Beehive.

The truckies were taking part in a nationwide protest against an increase in the road user charge for diesel vehicles.

Actual trucks aside, the Wellington streets were calm in the pleasantly sunny weather. The background noise of horns was compensated for by the reduced volume of car commuters.


Click to enlarge

Click to enlarge

Click to enlarge

Click to enlarge

Click to enlarge

Click to enlarge

********

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

Gordon Campbell: On The Looming Conflict Over The Iranian Nuclear Deal

Iran and the Trump administration are on a collision course over Iran’s testing of ballistic missiles, which Iran maintains are a valid part of its domestic defence planning. The US, via Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn, has put Iran “on notice” and imposed fresh sanctions. Undaunted, Iran has continued to test more missiles. More>>

John Quiggan: On Australia’s Flirtations With Trumpism

After the cataclysm of Trump’s election, quite a few US-based friends asked me about moving to Australia. I had, as they say, good news and bad news. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Top Scoops
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news