Serious Crash, Matata
Emergency Services are responding to a serious crash on
Thornton Road in Matata.
Police were alerted to the
two-vehicle crash at about 9.20am.
The road has been
closed and diversions are in place.
Motorists are asked to
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Gordon Campbell: On Chilling The Warm Fuzzies About The US/China Trade Deal
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