58 days ago

What do you think about a man being jailed for dangerous driving south of Whangārei

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Wayne Purdon, 57, can remember the crash that killed nurse Jodee-Anne Redmond and injured builder David Dell but he was seen swerving over the road for about 12km before he crashed into their vehicles on SH1 near Mangapai Rd. On Wednesday, he was sentenced to two years and four months in jail for his dangerous driving. What do you think?

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1 day ago

What do you think of the nine-month toxic chemical clean-up underway?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Authorities are bearing the $3m costs of a nine-month clean-up of a toxic chemical stockpile at Marsden Point, Ruakaka, but hope to recover the costs from the companies involved. The work is so dangerous, regular monitoring is needed to test for explosive or flammable air.