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…

NZ’s ‘Corruption Free’ Rep Suffers Massive Injury

New Zealand’s corrupt underbelly has been exposed briefly again with the prosecution of  a former Accident Compensation Corporation  (ACC) property manager: Malcolm David Mason. The ACC is a Crown organisation, its role is set out by the NZ government and it provides injury cover for all New Zealanders and visitors. According to various news reports…

Kids Burned On NZ Play Equipment

Why is it that in New Zealand councils seem to think that putting signs up is the answer to dangers in play parks? You’d think after the scalding death of the little Toromon in Rotorua’s Kuirau Park, councils would have learned that signs are not enough where the safety of  young children is paramount. This…