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Public Meeting Called After Another Log Truck Rollover.

Public Meeting Called After Another Log Truck Rollover.

After yet another logging truck rollover in Northland this morning on Otaika Valley road, Whangarei, the 2nd recently, making up the 5th in Northland in the last month. A high number of residents have contacted us seeking when we are holding a public meeting about the axing of the log train and are now calling for the log truck rollovers in their Region to be included.

"The communities of Otaika Valley and surrounding area's are sick and tired of logging truck accidents and the other related issues.We have heard of angry residents with young children wanting to block the Otaika Valley road in a protest. We ask these people to hold off on this sort of knee jerk reaction and instead please attend a structured public meeting." Alby Barr & Jack Craw the Grow Northland Rail campaign directors say.

As a result Grow Northland Rail wish to advise they will hold a public meeting next week at the Otaika Hall Tuesday, 10th May at 7pm. Where these serious issues of public concern will be discussed. Invites will be sent to relevant industry spokesperson's to front up and hear the communties thoughts voiced.

Below is a Channel North news item where Grow Northland Rail spokesperson Alby Barr confronts Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce on yet another logging truck rollover in the Northland Region;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HraHoXBmHf4&feature=youtu.be

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