Vehicle collision - Mercer Expressway - Counties Manukau
"Police News Alert Issued *** 4.55pm, 20 January 2014
Police advise there will be significant traffic
delays in the northern bound lanes of the Mercer Expressway
due to a vehicle collision.
A partial road openning will
be in place within the next 30 minutes and is expected to
remain for approximately two hours.
Non essential travel
on this road should be avoided at this time.
© Scoop Media
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.