Shop Local for Christmas and support our retail and hospitality businesses.
BARA (New Plymouth Business and Retail Association), with support from NPDC is encouraging you to help our New Plymouth CBD businesses.
From Wednesday 8th to Tuesday 21st December just spend $20 at any participating business, complete an entry form and you’ll go in the draw to win over 50 fabulous prizes.
The prize draw will take place at 12 noon on Wednesday 22nd December and winners will be contacted by phone (so don’t forget your phone number on the entry form).
Click here: https://www.taranakichamber.co.nz/membership/business-and-retail-association/shop-local-for-christmas. For Prizes and Terms & Conditions of the promotion.
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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.
Neighbourly will update this post once the road is reopened.