Rotorua — Rotorua residents are being reminded that they only have until the end of this week to get their votes in the post for the Rotorua District Council by-election.
Rotorua — Speech to Rotorua Grey Power, 1st September 2010. Introduction Thank you very much for coming along this afternoon.
Whakatane — Maori Party MP for Waiariki Te Ururoa Flavell has called on Whakatane Mayor Colin Holmes and his District Council colleagues to take disciplinary action over the racist rantings of Councillor Russell Orr.
Tauranga — Greenpeace activists removed by police from blockading a shipment of palm kernel animal feed at Tauranga port say their actions have highlighted Fonterra’s climate crime and are continuing their calls to John Key to force the multinational to stop future imports.
Tauranga — The remaining seven protesters have been removed from East Ambition without incident.
Tauranga — Police, working with New Zealand Fire Service personnel and private contractors, have removed five Greenpeace protesters from two of the towers on board the East Ambition, which docked in Tauranga Harbour earlier this evening.
Tauranga — Greenpeace activists have blocked a shipment of palm kernel animal feed from Indonesia, entering Tauranga Port and destined for Fonterra dairy farms.
Tauranga — The Greenpeace activists, who have illegally boarded the cargo vessel East Ambition, should be prosecuted as pirates, or more precisely, sea robbers, given the ship was illegally boarded within New Zealand territorial waters.
Tauranga — Winston Peters stated to a packed hall at a candidates meeting in Matua, Tauranga, last night, that as Treasurer he made economic directions to the Reserve Bank Governor, Dr Brash, that were totally ignored.
Whakatane — I spent yesterday in Whanganui attending the tangi of Rangitihi Tahuparae; at Putiki Marae on the banks of the Whanganui River.
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