Location: Hawkes Bay Expressway, Napier
Fatal Road Crash
Police and other
services are at a fatal vehicle crash on the Hawkes Bay
Expressway, Poraiti, Napier.
At this stage The Expressway
is closed between Meeanne Quay and Prebensen Drive.
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On National’s Electorate Deals
For all the talk yesterday from Prime Minister John Key about National being transparent about its electorate deals in Epsom and Ohariu, that transparency is entirely front-loaded.
Yes, we know a lot about how Act and United Future are going to get into Parliament, but we know nothing at all about the policy concessions lying in wait in their coalition agreements afterwards.
The rorting of MMP is not so much in the manner by which these sham parties get into Parliament – it is in the secretive way their pet policies are foisted on the electorate once they’re there. More>>