District: National Alerts
Ambulance are attending a truck vs car crash on SH27 between
Wardville and Gillert Rd.
The lone driver of the truck
has suffered minor injuries.
An occupant of the car is
deceased. It is not known at this time how many
in the car and/or any description of the deceased.
this area is closed off and units are stationed at the
with Wardville and Gillert to divert
traffic. The traffic volume at the
present time is
described as moderate and will be monitored
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On The Last Rites For The TPP
The Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal is one of those litmus issues that has always had more to do with one’s place on the political spectrum than with any imminent reality.
To date, the Greens have opposed (a) a wide range of the leaked content of the TPP (b) the secretive way it has been negotiated and (c) the undemocratic way in which any final document would be ratified. Labour has shared some of those concerns, but while remaining generally supportive of the deal itself.
National has, for its part, been very enthusiastic about the TPP, while still giving assurances about Pharmac being protected... For the TPP’s friends and foes alike though, the end now seems nigh. More>>