Road closed between Nelson and Richmond due to Chemical leak
Road closed between Nelson and Richmond due to Chemical
Cordons are in place at Saxton Rd, Nayland Rd,
Whakatu Drive and the Richmond Deviation due to a chemical
leak at Wakatu Estate.
There is currently no vehicle
access between Nelson and Richmond.
The Railway Reserve is
also cordoned off.
Police and fire are in attendance and
hope to have the routes reinstated as soon as possible.
Police ask people to avoid the area until further
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Gordon Campbell: On The Mana-Maori Party Deal
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