February 5, 2009

New Zealand PM attacked

Per Sky News, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key was attacked by protestors as he arrived at Waitangi just one day prior to commemoration of the nation's founding.

Locals tweeted about the incident as soon as they heard about it.

@audaciousgloop (Auckland, N.Z.): Protester grabs John Key's arm! http://is.gd/irgT Was it the broken one?

@ClaireDel (Auckland, N.Z.): O. Key assaulted at Waitangi. : ( http://tvnz.co.nz/

One New Zealander linked to a video of the incident.

@finenoises (Ohau, N.Z.): hmm our PM was attacked today: http://tinyurl.com/auxx3p not major but still... watch it

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