A Raglan man has just come back from an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, akin to the one that is now resulting in a massive oil slick.
Specialists are worried to restrain a leak from a flooding cracked oil well, which intimidates an ecological disaster on US seashores.
During his career, Denis Edmonds was employed in more than 25 nations, and has till date never witnessed a catastrophe of such a scale.
Property business person, Sir Robert Jones is seeking up to $800,000 for the harm he has undergone over a critical editorial, which recommended that he had overstated his investment company's possessions, in order to boost his administration fee.
The High Court in Wellington is hearing a denigration trial taken by Sir Robert struck at the article's writer, Kapiti Coast investment consultant, Chris Lee.
Though Mother’s Day teas are quite a usual feature around this time of the year, the occasion became all the more special when a group of 22 children, all around 6 years old, in Patty Yazombek’s kindergarten class at Williamstown Elementary School, Friday hosted Mother’s Day tea to honor their mothers.
Providing the latest update about the position of BP’s huge steel container meant for capturing the oil leaking into the Gulf of Mexico, Doug Suttles – the chief operating officer at BP - said at a Friday afternoon news conference that the container had been lowered to within 200 feet of the seafloor.
It has been reported that the Judicial Conduct Panel will send an inquiry to the Supreme Court judge Bill Wilson, into his letdown to punctually reveal, owed a sum of six-figure to a lawyer fronting him.
It is said that the action is exceptional and may cause a suggestion for the judge to be dismissed.
In a somewhat hazardous and technically-challenging attempt to capture a large part of the oil leaking from a 5,000 feet deep damaged well, BP Thursday lowered a 100-ton steel box - tied firmly by cables to a crane on a barge - into the Gulf of Mexico.