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.
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Gordon Campbell: On The Legal Fudging Of The GCSB Revelations
As many have noted, the Hager/Snowden revelations of the spying by our security agencies on our Pacific neighbours and allies is a virtual re-run of the pre-election debate.
Unfortunately, it is also a forerunner of the kind of “ debate” we can expect during the upcoming review of the security agency powers, in June. It is a situation where the government (a) stonewalls, (b) baldly asserts that mass surveillance is not occurring despite the Snowden evidence that it is, and (c) claims that the GCSB actions were lawful.
Yet as Greens Co-Leader Russel Norman says, this can be true only if the legislation passed last year by the Key government has made the mass surveillance of New Zealanders – and the related handing over of their private data to the NSA – lawful. More>>