School Bus Crash Near Hokitika

A driver and 17 children were trapped in a homeward bound school bus for 30 minutes today after it struck a power pole on Blue Spur Road, outside of Hokitika at approximately 3.30pm today. Initial reports are that one person was taken to hospital. School bus crashes are not uncommon in New Zealand, which is…

1080 Use In Westland

Source: Scoop, 4 Sept, 2008 Westland Regional Environmental Network (WREN) has today announced its existence and intentions to the public of Westland. The Group’s primary aim is: The implementation of publicly acceptable pest and TB control methods to replace 1080 use in Westland. WREN has formed in response to the depth of community feeling against…