Fatal motorcycle crash in Waitakere
"Fatal motorcycle crash in Waitakere"
Police are attending
a fatal motorcycle crash in Waitakere.
The crash occurred
on McEntee Road shortly after 3pm.
The rider, a man in his
60s, died at the scene.
Diversions are in place.
Serious Crash Unit is
© Scoop Media
Plan To Eradicate Mycoplasma Bovis
Government and farming sector leaders have agreed to attempt the eradication of cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis from New Zealand to protect the national herd and the long-term productivity of the farming sector.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Agriculture and Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor say we have one shot at eradicating a disease that causes painful, untreatable illness in cattle.
The decision was taken collectively by Government and farming sector bodies after months of intense modelling and analysis to understand the likely impacts of the disease, the potential spread and the costs and benefits of eradication versus other actions. More>>