Missing truck driver named
"Missing truck driver named"
named the truck driver who remains missing following a crash
on SH1 south of Kaikoura on Wednesday morning.
Stuart James BARNES, aged 59 years from Papakura, Auckland.
He is a driver for Freightlines.
Today specialist alpine
cliff rescue teams searched the hill and riverbed In the
vicinity of the crash.
Freight has also been removed from
the floor of the ravine.
The search will resume tomorrow
when a digger will go into the ravine to search the large
amount of debris and rubble created as a result of the
The highway remains reduced to one lane in the area
and traffic on SH1 should expect some
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David Cunliffe And
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David Cunliffe met with the press today after Saturday’s disappointing election result for The Labour Party.
“We are all deeply concerned by the result of our party vote. I want to be clear that I, as leader, am responsible for that result” Cunliffe said. Although he called the results “deeply disappointing” Cunliffe said “the voters are always right”.
He felt that Labour needed to make improvements and take action: “We don’t need months to get feedback from members of the public, we've had a lot over the past 48 hours”. More>>
Update: After a seven hour caucus meeting David Cunliffe has announced Chris Hipkins and Carmel Sepuloni as new party whips and said the Labour council will hold an independent review into the election result. He did not comment on any leadership vote.