SH2 Petone crash update - traffic moving slowly [1:40pm]
27 August 2014 - 1:40pm
Due to a crash at
12noon just south of the Petone off ramp on SH2, traffic
between the Interchange and Petone was slow moving.
1:50pm the scene was clear and both lanes were open.
will be some delays and we ask drivers to be
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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.