Full Closure on State Highway 16 East and West bound
7 January 2013
Transport Agency – Auckland Motorways
Full Closure of State Highway 16 East and West bound
– Te Atatu to Lincoln Road
The NZ Transport Agency
advises drivers that a section of Auckland’s Northwestern
Motorway (State Highway 16) will be closed tonight Monday, 7
January, between the Te Atatu and Lincoln Road interchanges
(including on and off-ramps) so that damaged safety barriers
can be repaired after a serious crash this morning.
minimise disruption to drivers, the NZTA will carry out
repairs between 9pm and 5am.
will have detours in place and drivers are asked to follow
the signposted routes while work is carried out to ensure
that this section of the motorway is safe.
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On The Eleanor Catton Rumpus
If anyone was in doubt about the accuracy of the comments made in India by Eleanor Catton, the reaction from some quarters here at home has gone a long way to proving her point.
By ‘some quarters’, I mean (a) RadioLive host Sean Plunket who called Catton a “traitor” and (b) Prime Minister John Key who dismissed her views as being those of a typical Green Party supporter, which is apparently almost as bad.
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