Updated. Carterton Ballooning Tragedy – Pilot Smoked Cannabis Before Flight

Update: The British Broadcasting Corporation and the Times UK has also reported on this story, read the reports here New Zealand hot air balloon crash pilot ‘used cannabis’ (BBC) and Pilot in New Zealand air balloon disaster had smoked cannabis (Times) A Transport Investigators’ report has revealed that the pilot in the Carterton Ballooning tragedy had smoked cannabis shortly before the…

Philippines May Sue Over Collapsed CTV Building – Updated

(Scroll down for updates) Following the lead of Chinese families who lost their children in the Christchurch earthquake  and were offered lower than expected compensation under the NZ government’s ACC scheme, the Philippine government has said they will sue if liability is proved in the collapse of the CTV building. All of the Philippines’ dead…