KiwiRail. Another NZ Safety Fail?

The NZ press has been full of various versions of a story about two disabled passengers (a woman in a wheelchair and her partially sighted husband). The couple almost came to grief when their train started to pull away whilst they were still on a disabled ramp suspended between the train and the station platform.…

Another Hot Air Balloon ‘Accident’ In New Zealand

We’re deeply concerned that there has been another hot air balloon accident in New Zealand, fortunately on this occasion no one was killed or seriously injured. On Saturday 24 March 2012 a hot-air balloon coming into land with 18 passengers on board, crashed into pine trees which tore holes in the balloon. The snagging caused the…