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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Gordon Campbell: On The Tokenism Of New Zealand's Role Against Islamic State
To date, the Opposition has continued to occupy itself with the marginalia of the issue. E.g. whether Key did or didn’t know whether Barack Obama would be present at the US briefing last week on IS, or whether New Zealand’s military involvement is or isn’t already a fait accompli.
It might be better to tackle the issue, head on. Our contribution against IS will be to send SAS forces to train the Iraqis? That’s like offering trainers to General Custer just as the 7th cavalry reached the Little Big Horn.