East Tamaki - Motorway re-opens
Location: East Tamaki
District: Counties Manukau
Short description: Motorway re-opens
All diversions have been lifted and
all motorway lanes are now open following the earlier truck
crash at East Tamaki.
Traffic into the rush hour may be
somewhat heavier than usual as those diverted clear.
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Gordon Campbell: On The Tokenism Of New Zealand's Role Against Islamic State
To date, the Opposition has continued to occupy itself with the marginalia of the issue. E.g. whether Key did or didn’t know whether Barack Obama would be present at the US briefing last week on IS, or whether New Zealand’s military involvement is or isn’t already a fait accompli.
It might be better to tackle the issue, head on. Our contribution against IS will be to send SAS forces to train the Iraqis? That’s like offering trainers to General Custer just as the 7th cavalry reached the Little Big Horn.