Roads Closed - Thames, Coromandel and Raglan
Roads Closed - Thames, Coromandel and
Motorists in the Waikato are advised to check
the NZTA website for current closure updates before setting
SH25 South of Thames is closed due to flooding and it
is expected to an hour at least before levels drop. Slips
have closed the coast road to the north of the
Slips are also being worked on on the Raglan
Road and to both the north and south of Whitianga.
repeat their advice to delay all but essential
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Pukeahu Park : ANZAC 100th Anniversary Dawn Service In Pictures
Roughly 18,000 people gathered this morning at Pukeahu Memorial Park for the Anzac day centenary. Anticipating the large turnout, patrons arrived as early as 4.30. It was virtually impossible to get near the Memorial after 5am. By 6, the crowds on Taranaki Street had stretched as far back as the Z Petrol station.
The screens erected around the park displayed the live events to those who had turned up. The heat generated by the huge number of people caused many to take a turn. Medics and ambulances were on hand for the fainting crowd members. Only twenty minutes into the ceremony, one medic said they had already dealt with 15 to 20 spells. More>>
Reflections On The Day.