Friday, 2 May
2014 - 1:33pm
At about 1:05pm this afternoon
there was a motor vehicle crash on Lyon Street, Kihikihi in
the vicinity of McAndrew Street. A tractor collided with a
power pole bringing down the police and power lines across
the roadway. Emergency services in attendance. The roadway
has been reduced to one lane. It is not known if the
occupant suffered any injuries. No further information at
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Parliament Today: State Opening Of Parliament
The House sits at 10.30am today before MPs are summoned to hear the Speech from the Throne in the Legislative Council Chamber.
The speech delivered by the Governor-General on the Government’s behalf outlines its priorities for this Parliament.
After this MPs will return to the House for the presentation of petitions and papers and the introduction of any bills.
The Government has five notices of motion on the Order Paper which can be debated. These relate to relating to the appointment of the Deputy Speaker, Assistant Speakers, the reinstatement of business in a carryover motion and one on “Entities to be deemed public organisations”. More>>