Serious MV collision
Police and Emergency services are
currently at the scene of a serious collision on SH30,
The State Highway is blocked and is expected to
remain closed for a period of time.
motorists are in place both north and south bound onto
Apirana Road, then back onto SH30.
Serious crash unit are
There are no further details at this
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On The Last Rites For The TPP
The Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal is one of those litmus issues that has always had more to do with one’s place on the political spectrum than with any imminent reality.
To date, the Greens have opposed (a) a wide range of the leaked content of the TPP (b) the secretive way it has been negotiated and (c) the undemocratic way in which any final document would be ratified. Labour has shared some of those concerns, but while remaining generally supportive of the deal itself.
National has, for its part, been very enthusiastic about the TPP, while still giving assurances about Pharmac being protected... For the TPP’s friends and foes alike though, the end now seems nigh. More>>