Flooding in Rotorua
Rotorua Police advise that SH36,
Hamurana Road, near Keith Rd is closed due to
Council contractors are aware and are arranging
signage and diversions.
Motorists are at present being
turned around and people are advised to avoid the
There are other areas of localised flooding
throughout the region and motorists are advised to take
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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.