UPDATE: Fatal crash, Oakleigh, Whangarei District
"UPDATE: Fatal crash, Oakleigh, Whangarei District"
can now confirm one person has died following a two-vehicle
crash on SH1, Oakleigh, Whangarei District.
services were called around 5.50pm.
One other person
received moderate injuries.
The road remains
Diversions are in place at Springfield Road and
Motorists are advised to avoid the area if
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Campbell on: the local body election result in Wellington
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