Light rain falling in Cambridge, driving caution required
Light rain falling in Cambridge, driving caution
Cambridge Police Highway patrol
officers wish to advise motorists to exercise caution when
travelling throughout the Southern Waikato area.
rain has started to fall in the area after an extremely long
dry period and road conditions are described as greasy.
Motorist are reminded to drive to the conditions.
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Gordon Campbell: On Failures Of Care For Those With Mental Disabilities
Hard to imagine a more disturbing insight into the treatment of the vulnerable than the Health Ministry report on Te Roopu Taurima o Manukau. The Ministry has found that the country’s only kaupapa Maori intellectual disability residential care provider has been “seriously dysfunctional.”
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