Vehicle breakdown on SH2, Remutaka Hill, expect delays
Police advise those travelling along SH2 near Remutaka
Hill to expect delays as a truck had accidentally dropped
its load on the road.
Motorists are advised to avoid the
area or delay their travels while emergency services clean
up the area.
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Gordon Campbell: On Chilling The Warm Fuzzies About The US/China Trade Deal
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