Road Closed - Hingaia Rd, Karaka - Counties Manukau
"Police News Alert Issued *** 2.25pm, February 7th
Emergency services are currently
attending a crash where a truck and trailer has tipped over
on its side.
Hingaia Rd, Karaka is currently blocked
between Oakland Rd and Towai Rd.
Motorists are urged to
avoid the area to to use State Highway 22 as an alternative.
The road will be closed until approximately
© Scoop Media
Pukeahu Park : ANZAC 100th Anniversary Dawn Service In Pictures
Roughly 18,000 people gathered this morning at Pukeahu Memorial Park for the Anzac day centenary. Anticipating the large turnout, patrons arrived as early as 4.30. It was virtually impossible to get near the Memorial after 5am. By 6, the crowds on Taranaki Street had stretched as far back as the Z Petrol station.
The screens erected around the park displayed the live events to those who had turned up. The heat generated by the huge number of people caused many to take a turn. Medics and ambulances were on hand for the fainting crowd members. Only twenty minutes into the ceremony, one medic said they had already dealt with 15 to 20 spells. More>>
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