Southern Motorway East Tamaki-Highbrook Northbound closure
16 November 2012
Full Closure of Southern Motorway East
Tamaki to Highbrook Northbound
The NZ Transport Agency
advises drivers that a section of Auckland’s Southern
Motorway (State Highway 1), northbound from East Tamaki to
Highbrook, will be closed very early this Monday morning (19
November) for repairs to a damaged bridge sign.
will be carried out between 1am and 5am on Monday 19
The NZTA will have detours in place via
Bairds Rd and drivers are asked to follow the signposted
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Gordon Campbell: On First Time Voting (Greens)
For the last two days, I’ve turned my column over to a couple of guest columnists who are first time voters. They’ve been asked to explain why they were voting, for whom and what role they thought their parental upbringing had played in shaping their political beliefs ; and at the end, to choose a piece of music. Today’s guest columnist is Ana Avia-O’Connor, who will be casting her first time vote on Saturday for the Greens.
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