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
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Gordon Campbell: On Cunliffe’s Last Stand
Right now, embattled Labour leader David Cunliffe has three options. None of them are particularly attractive for him personally, or for the Labour Party.
In scenario one, Cunliffe could resign immediately and trigger a leadership vote among the caucus, the party membership and unions affiliates. This would be a high risk gambit in that it would pre-empt any review of the Labour election campaign and would be likely to open up new divisions.
While one can safely predict the caucus would vote against Cunliffe, the wider party and union response would be unpredictable, given that Cunliffe (ineptly) ran a centrist neo-Goff/Shearer campaign this year and not the left wing campaign that those who voted him into the leadership were expecting him to pursue. More>>