Fatal crash, Otaika, Whangarei
Police can confirm one person died in a single vehicle crash
on Otaika Valley Rd, Otaika, Whangarei earlier this
Police were alerted to the crash between Stunnell
Road and Mulberry Lane shortly after 12am.
One person died
at the scene.
The Serious Crash Unit is
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Campbell on: the local body election result in Wellington
For obvious reasons, politics is more of a big deal in the capital city than anywhere else in the country. Even so, fewer than four in ten eligible voters bothered to vote in Saturday’s local body elections in Wellington (turnout 39.66%).
Even less was felt to be at stake this time around than in 2016, when 45% of the electorate voted Justin Lester into the mayoralty.
To put it mildly, the Lester-led Council failed to live up to expectations. Lester will be remembered mainly for the fact that somehow, he managed to lose this election. . More>>