Pedestrian critically injured
A pedestrian has been critically injured after being
struck by a truck in Spring Creek, Blenheim just after 6am
The crash occurred near the intersection of
Hillocks Road and Rapaura Road.
Rapaura Road is
closed between Cravens Road and State Highway 1 while
emergency services work at the scene.
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Commerce Commission: Retail Fuel "Not As Competitive As It Could Be"
The Commission has outlined some options it considers could improve competition. There are two broad sets of options it thinks may have the potential to help create a competitive wholesale market. These are:
• Greater contractual freedom to make it easier for resellers to switch between suppliers; and
• Enabling wider participation in the majors’ joint infrastructure, notably the shared terminals and supporting logistics involved in their borrow-and-loan system.
Further options, including improving the transparency of premium petrol prices, are discussed in the draft report. More>>