Serious crash, Otway
Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash on
Paeroa-Tahuna Road, Otway, Waikato.
Police were called
One person has died following the crash, and
another is understood to have sustained serious
Two other people have moderate injuries.
road is closed, with diversions in place.
Crash Unit will examine the
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Campbell on: the local body election result in Wellington
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