NO road fatality report allowed on Sunday!
Another severe earthquake shakes New Zealand
Severe 5.2 magnitude and several other earthquakes rattled New Zealand today, according to Geonet.
The earthquake struck 15km north-west of Culverden at a depth of 9km at about 9.20am this morning.
|Universal Time||February 11 2017, 20:18:54|
|NZ Daylight Time||Sun, Feb 12 2017, 9:18:54 am|
|Location||15 km north-west of Culverden|
|Latitude, Longitude||-42.68, 172.72|
Earlier, at 4.14am, a 4.2 magnitude quake struck 35 kilometres north-east of Seddon, at a depth of 21 kilometres.
Other News in Drips…
Former Dunedin chief executive brings $70,000 cheque to court, escapes jail
A former chief executive who defrauded a Dunedin-based training organisation of more than $114,000, has escaped jail. Lynette Anna Collins-Watson, 59, produced a $70,297.76 cheque when she appeared before Judge Kevin Phillips for sentencing in the Dunedin District Court on Friday afternoon. [Wow! You, too, Judge Phillips?!!]
Former Zimbabwe secret police officer who murdered for Robert Mugabe now lives in NZ
Welcome to New Zealand: “He said at 19, he was forced to serve in Mugabe’s secret police and participated in up to 20 murders, several rapes and multiple tortures.”
Phenomenal Police Incompetence/Institutional Corruption
Death of Christchurch woman in shed fire not suspicious – police
Firearm seizures are not recorded in a database, police say
Want to buy an untraceable gun? Drop by at local nick and ask for Bobby Crook!
Bayleys agent Tonya Spicer was sacked after police ‘leaked’ unlawful information to her employer
Tonya Spicer, 47, was sacked by Bayleys last week despite being found not guilty of supplying methamphetamine after a trial in the Auckland District Court. Her boss initially stuck by her, telling staff she was an “innocent victim”, but then sacked her after police provided information to Bayleys that had been obtained unlawfully and ruled inadmissible at trial.http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/89304397/bayleys-agent-tonya-spicer-was-sacked-after-police-leaked-information-to-her-employe
Five cruise ship incidents in three days!
Cruise ship damage after collision in Timaru port
“The Seabourn Encore berthed at the Port of Timaru this morning and, according to the Port’s website, was due to leave for Akaroa about 6pm.” But she hit the Milburn Carrier II “and became stuck between two wharves.” http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/324328/cruise-ship-damage-after-collision-in-timaru-port
Second fault in two weeks for stricken cruise ship
Norwegian Star, a luxury cruise ship that broke down off Victoria’s coast with more than 3000 passengers and crew on board, had experienced a problem with its propulsion system two weeks ago. http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/324284/second-fault-in-two-weeks-for-stricken-cruise-ship