Traffic delays due to weather - SH1 north of Otaki - Central
Motorists are experiencing long delays on SH1 north of
Otaki, due to the weather. Currently there is debris from
tress on the road between Otaki and Levin. Contractors are
on scene clearing this away but this may take some time.
Motorists are asked to take extreme care on the roads as
this storm passes through.
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8/3: International Women’s Day Celebrated Around New Zealand
As women celebrate March 8th, International Women’s Day, in 23 events around New Zealand, it’s timely to reflect on the fact less than a third of our Members of Parliament are women, and that occupations that women dominate, such as caregivers, are amongst the lowest paid in New Zealand, Sue Kedgley, President of UN Women NZ said today.
“We hope that women’s issues will become prominent during election year and that all political parties will commit to policies that promote gender equity in New Zealand,” Ms Kedgley said.
“While women have made enormous progress in the last few decades, violence against women continues unabated and many women and girls suffer from discrimination and disadvantage around the world. More>>