128 days ago

It's going to get wet

Blanton Smith Reporter from Taranaki Daily News

There is a heavy rain warning in place for Taranaki Maunga from 4pm Monday until 1am Tuesday, so be prepared for a wet evening across the region. The good news is the weather should clear on Tuesday.

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Sign up for The Antidote: 5 happy things to read about each day

The Team Reporter from Stuff

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The Team Reporter from Stuff

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1 day ago

Serious crash in South Taranaki

The Neighbourly Team

Police were informed of a serious crash at 9.10am this morning in South Taranaki. The crash involved a car and a truck on the Surf Highway (State Highway 45) at Oaonui. The driver of the car is reported to be in a critical condition.

The Surf Highway is currently closed in both directions. Diversions are in place and the road is expected to be closed for some time.

- The northern diversion is at the intersection of Ngariki Road and SH45
- The southern diversion is at the intersection of Upper Kina Road and SH45

Motorists are advised to avoid the area and take an alternative route where possible.