Serious crash, Masterton
One person has died following a single-vehicle crash in
Emergency services were called to the crash on
High Street in Solway about 9.30pm.
The driver died at the
One passenger sustained critical injuries and is
being airlifted to Wellington Hospital.
Two others have
been seriously injured.
Diversions are in place and the
Serious Crash Unit has been
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Gordon Campbell: On Chilling The Warm Fuzzies About The US/China Trade Deal
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