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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Greens: Oil Drilling Face-Off With Labour
The plan is the second component of the Party’s environmental priority this election: Rivers clean enough to swim in again, and beaches safe from oil spills.
The Green Party loves New Zealand and will create a cleaner environment where our beaches remain open for swimming, not closed for oil spills.
The key policy points in the Green Party’s plan to protect our beaches from oil spills are to:
1. Prohibit deep sea oil drilling;
2. Implement compulsory shipping lanes for coastal shipping;
3. Build Maritime New Zealand’s oil spill response capability; and
4. Introduce a stronger legal framework so that when accidents do happen, the New Zealand taxpayer does not have to pay for the clean-up. More>>
Nick Smith v Fish & Game: