Andrea S Haines is a New Zealand university tutor, film organiser and unionist. She is a Justice of the peace Haines is a senior tutor at Waikato University and has published extensively on teaching academic and writing skills Her current role is Team Leader in Student Learning. A bastion of the Hamilton Film Society, Haines is a past-president of the New Zealand Federation of Film Societies. Starting in 2008, Haines served a three-year term on the Film and Literature Board of Review under the Films and Publications Classification Act 1993. Haines has served as judge in a number of film awards. Active in the Tertiary Education Union, it awarded Haines a Meritorious Service Award in 2013 Haines was the TEU representative on the Teaching Matters Forum, a government-appointed group to set up a National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence. Institutional homepage
Gambier Island is an island located in Howe Sound near Vancouver, British Columbia. It is about 17,049 acres in size and is located about 10 kilometres north of the Horseshoe Bay community and ferry terminal in westernmost West Vancouver. A rugged and sparsely populated island, it is far quieter than its neighbour Bowen Island, popular with day-trippers and summer vacationers. Gambier Island is accessible only by B. C. Ferries passenger service, water taxi or other boats. There is no central road network; the island elects two trustees to the Islands Trust, an organization that unites small island communities in British Columbia to oversee development and land use. Other islands in Howe Sound include Anvil Island; the island is part of West Howe Sound, Electoral Area F within the Sunshine Coast Regional District on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, Canada. There are around 125 long-term residents on Gambier, but the population swells to more than 600 in the summertime due to the island's summer holiday homes.
The island's scenic setting and solitude make it popular with writers. The main wharf and settlement area is called New Brighton, on the west side of the island. Gambier Harbour, West Bay, lies with another wharf and boat dock. At the north end of the island is Elkins Point. Off-grid communities include Fircom Plateau, Sea Ranch. Gambier Island had a general store and one breakfast. Barging companies provide service from Gibsons and Horseshoe Bay for transport of large items. Fire service is run by volunteers. There are no garbage processing facilities on the island. There is a community centre. Halkett Bay Provincial Park is located on the southeast side of Gambier. Squamish people called the island Cha7élkwnech, in reference to its deep protected bays, it was extensively used for resource gathering. The island was named by Captain Richards in 1860 for James Gambier, Admiral of the Fleet who had a distinguished career in the British navy, was a Governor of Newfoundland and served as a negotiator of the Treaty of Ghent ending The War of 1812 between Britain and the United States.
Logger Ken Reid cut a 14-foot diameter fir there in the 1930s. "Gambier Island". BC Geographical Names. Camp Latona Gambier Island Local Trust Camp Fircom Society Camp Artaban Gambier Community Centre Commotion by the Ocean Summer concert Gambier Island Conservancy
In Polish, grodzisko means a mound or ring of earth remaining on the site of a former gord, or fortified settlement. Grodzisko may refer to any of the following places: Grodzisko, Gołdap County in Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship Grodzisko, Gostyń County in Greater Poland Voivodeship Grodzisko, Kartuzy County in Pomeranian Voivodeship Grodzisko, Kędzierzyn-Koźle County in Opole Voivodeship Grodzisko, Łęczyca County in Łódź Voivodeship Grodzisko, Lesser Poland Voivodeship Grodzisko, Leszno County in Greater Poland Voivodeship Grodzisko, Łódź East County in Łódź Voivodeship Grodzisko, Masovian Voivodeship Grodzisko, Olesno County in Opole Voivodeship Grodzisko, Pisz County in Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship Grodzisko, Pleszew County in Greater Poland Voivodeship Grodzisko, Podkarpackie Voivodeship Grodzisko, Podlaskie Voivodeship Grodzisko, Pomeranian Voivodeship Grodzisko, Radomsko County in Łódź Voivodeship Grodzisko, Silesian Voivodeship Grodzisko, Strzelce County in Opole Voivodeship Grodzisko, Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship Grodzisk
Gabriel A. Daza was one of the charter members of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines, he completed Bachelor of Arts at the Ateneo de Manila in 1914 and subsequently attended Herald's Engineering College in San Francisco, Bliss Electrical School in Washington, D. C. and the Educational Department of Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His involvement with Scouting started in 1928 when he registered to be a member of the Cebu Council, Boy Scouts of America, he was appointed as Secretary of the Boy Scout Foundation by Joseph Stevenot, the foundation's chairman. He served in the BSP's National Executive Board until 1961 when he was elected to succeed Jorge B. Vargas as President and Chief Scout. Prior to his election he was serving as acting President and Chief Scout, as Jorge Vargas was concurrently serving the position and as a member of the World Scout Committee since 1951. Gabriel A. Daza was raised in Borongan City before moving to Cebu City. Daza received several recognitions, among them was the Bronze Wolf awarded by the World Scout Conference in 1965, the Silver Tamaraw, Golden Pheasant, Cruz de Merito, Silver Tiki, Mongunhwa Gold Medal.
He was recognized by two Popes, first by Pope Pius XII in 1947, awarding him with the Pontifical Equestrian Order of St. Sylvester with the grade of Knight, by Pope John XXIII in 1960 granting him the grade of Knight Commander with Star from the same order
The Anne Anne Kindergarten stabbing was a mass murder that occurred in a kindergarten at Sham Shui Po, a district of Hong Kong, on 3 June 1982. After killing his mother and sister, wounding two other women, 28-year-old Lee Chi Hang entered the kindergarten and stabbed 34 children, four of them fatally, injured several other people, before he was arrested by police. Lee was found to be insane and has been held in a mental institution since. At around 1:30 p.m. Lee stabbed his mother and sister in their flat, Room 1257, Block 4, Un Chau Street Estate, they died in hospital. Armed with two knives with 8-inch blades and two chisels, Lee ran downstairs, stabbing two sisters in the stairwell on the way, fled to the Anne Anne Kindergarten, located on the ground floor of Block 4, he entered the kindergarten, where 60 children between three and four years of age were having a singing lesson, began slashing and stabbing the children, leaving 34 of them wounded, six of them with their arms nearly severed, four with fatal injuries.
One of the teachers shouted "causing many to run outside. She ran to the estate's neighbourhood policing unit on the ground floor of Block 5 for help. Two police officers arrived at the scene. Lee fled to the playground. Ignoring the injured policeman's orders to drop his weapons, Lee continued stabbing at passers-by, wounded two men, a woman, a 14-year-old boy, before Chan stopped him with a shot to the left arm and stomach. A total of 38 injured children were taken to Caritas Medical Centre while the injured police constable was taken to Princess Margaret Hospital. Chief Secretary Philip Haddon-Cave and other government officials, who had coincidentally been visiting the nearby Cheung Sha Wan fish market, arrived soon after to inspect the scene and offer condolences. Leung Lai Kuen, 48, Lee's mother Lee Shiu Kam, 17, Lee's sister Fung Kin-kwok, 3 Tai Kai-lam, 3 Two other unnamed children Two women（Kwong Sin Ngan, Kwong Sin Chun） 30 unnamed children, ages 3 and 4 Constable Chan Kin Ming Two unnamed men Unnamed woman Unnamed boy, 14 Lee, diagnosed as suffering from schizophrenia, was the son of Lee Wing Chiu and Leung Lai Kuen.
According to his father, he was a silent boy who did poorly in school, showed strange behaviour, spoke incoherently. In 1976, he was admitted to Castle Peak Hospital, a mental institution, for six months, after fighting with a neighbour, he subsequently received treatment at the Yaumati Psychiatric Centre. Lee suffered from depression and threatened to kill his parents during an argument on New Year's Eve of 1979. In the time prior to the stabbing, he was unemployed and was said to have appeared unstable. After the stabbing, security measures at nursery schools were upgraded, it was made compulsory for discharged patients of mental institutions to attend psychiatric out-patient clinics. Lee was charged with six counts of murder, in April 1983 he was sentenced to be detained in a mental hospital for an unspecified period; as of January 1998 he was still being held at the Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre in Tuen Mun. The 1986 film The Lunatics by Derek Yee is based on the incident