Serious crash, Huntly
Emergency services are attending a serious crash on Rotowaro
Road, west of Huntly.
Police was called to the scene about
A single car had gone off the road and crashed
into a drain.
Early indications are that three people are
The road is closed and motorists are asked to
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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>>