Race Event Fatal
Saturday, 8 March 2014 -
Police and other emergency services are in
attendance at a crash at a race event being held at Hampton
Downs. Shortly after 1.00pm Police were called to the race
venue after a serious crash had occurred. The driver of one
of the vehicles competing in a race was killed as a result
of the crash.
Presently the race event has been cancelled
and the site secured for an in-depth investigation by the
Police Serious Crash Unit.
The event today was a pre
1960’s classic car racing
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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.
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