Crash in Whenuapai
Police are in attendance at a truck crash on Brigham Creek
The crash occurred at approximately
2.50pm and one person has received minor
Emergency services are in attendance however
heavy haulage is required to move the truck and Police
anticipate the road will be blocked for some time.
advise motorists to avoid the area if
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Pike River: Mine Drift Re-Entry Plan To Proceed
The Pike River Mine Drift will be re-entered, Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry Andrew Little announced today.
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