Fatal car v truck crash
A male truck-driver is
deceased after a car v truck crash, just north of the
Schiska Rd/SH 1 intersection, Kaipara District.
occurred at about 10.57am. Emergency services are at the
scene. The incident is being investigated by the Police
Serious Crash Unit.
A diversion to Maungawhai is in place
No further details are available until
next-of-kin have been
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Gordon Campbell On The Recent Smackdown Over Greece
There had been a fortnight of fevered buildup. Yet here we are in the aftermath of the February 28 showdown between the new Syriza government in Greece and the European Union “troika” and… no-one seems entirely sure what happened. Did the asteroid miss Earth?
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