New List MP For New Zealand National Party
Te Kaitiaki Take
New List MP For New Zealand
The Electoral Commission has
from Wellington to
be elected to Parliament from the New Zealand National Party
The vacancy arises from the resignation from
Parliament of Dr Lockwood Smith.
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Power Outages, Roads Close: Easter Storm Moving Down Country
The NZ Transport Agency says storm conditions at the start of the Easter break are making driving hazardous in Auckland and Northland and it advises people extreme care is needed on the regions’ state highways and roads.
Winds have gusted up to 98kph on the Auckland Harbour Bridge, there are reports of surface flooding on some sections of the city’s motorway network, and there is debris on several rural roads in both regions.
“Our maintenance crews are keeping roads open, but people need to drive to the conditions – use their headlights, lower their speeds and increase their following distances – for safe travel,” says the Transport Agency’s National Journey Manager, Kathryn Musgrave. More>>