Road closure update - Tauranga
*"Road closure update - Tauranga - Bay of
State Highway 36, the
Tauranga direct route will remain closed for the most of the
day. Roading contractors are working to clear the road and
ensure road safety.
Traffic can divert at Ngongotaha
to State Highway 5 and across the Kaimai Range or travel
through Rotorua CBD to State Highway 33 toward Te
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Mana Māori: Kawenata Unites Kaupapa Māori Parties
The Māori Party and Mana Party have signed a historic agreement today to unite Māori politically.
Māori Party president Tukoroirangi Morgan said the kawenata or agreement was a huge step forward for Māori in the lead up to the general elections.
"Today is an important day for the Māori nation because today is when the country's only two kaupapa Māori political parties unite to work tactically together in the best interests of our people," says Mr Morgan. More>>