episode when a pilot threatened to crash a plane into the
Sky Tower graphically illustrates the need for an air strike
capability says The Republic of New Zealand Party President
“Two planes should have been
scrambled immediately. The pilot should have been forced to
At the very least attack helicopters should be
available to protect our largest city he said.
the leaders of the major parties play phone tag with minor
parties the lives of Auckland diners are at risk
is total failure of defence policy in a terror ridden world.
Mr Brownlees said a Republic of New Zealand Party
Government would immediately start negotiations with the
Australian Government to establish an Anzac Strike Wing.
“We’re going to fix this laughable situation where we are
defenceless against attacks from the air and we are going to
pull our weight with our ANZAC allies.”
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