Road closures - central Whanganui
Roads in central Whanganui have been closed as FENZ and
Police respond to reports of loose roofing iron on a
The building, on the corner
of Taupo Quay and Victoria Avenue, was badly damaged in a
fire on 19 July.
A number of roads around the
building have been closed as a precautionary measure while
emergency services assess the most appropriate method of
securing or removing the roofing iron.
the public are asked to follow the directions of officers in
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Gordon Campbell: On Chilling The Warm Fuzzies About The US/China Trade Deal
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