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 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.