Two German visitors whose $1400 car was crushed by a tree
which had been growing on a Queenstown Lakes District Council
park say they have been given $70 for parts, free towing, and
a free bungy jump each.
Recently, I've expressed an opinion that it's unethical to
explore for additional fossil fuels, in the light of climate
science and in the absence of an international agreement that
limits carbon emissions.
Dunedin was the worst city in New Zealand for crashes and
crash casualties in 2012, and also claimed the unenviable
distinction of having had the most cycling fatalities during
the year, Ministry of Transport statistics show.
The disparity between the average salaries in Taranaki and
Otago makes it imperative Dunedin does everything possible to
welcome Anadarko and Shell when they arrive to drill off the
coast of Otago, business leaders say.