ACT Supports call for tougher laws against rustling
ACT Supports Federation of Farmers call for tougher laws
"ACT fully supports Federation of
Farmers call for tougher laws against rustling" said ACT
Leader Jamie Whyte.
"Once when National was the farmers'
party the government would have taken strong action.
Parliament as a whole is soft on property crime which is the
reason burglary and cattle rustling are out of control.
They are crimes that pay. ACT has the way to stop it - take
property theft seriously and send burglars and cattle
rustlers to jail. We need mandatory prison for professional
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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>>
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