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 Mana-Maori Party Deal
If the self-interest involved wasn’t so blatant, the electorate deal between the Maori Party and Hone Harawira would be kind of poignant. It’s a bit like seeing the remaining members of Guns’n’Roses or the Eagles back on the road touring the nostalgia circuit… playing all the old hits of Maori unity and kaupapa Maori politics.
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