Update - serious crash near Opotiki
Police are still at the scene of a crash that occurred on
State Highway 2 in Waiotahe near Opotiki earlier
Police were notified that a truck was in the river
near Toone and Ruatuna Roads around 11:10am.
currently remains in the river and the Police Dive Squad are
on their way to the scene.
Police have made contact with
the family of the person believed to be driving the
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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.
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