The northbound lane is blocked to traffic between Paradise Valley Rd and Western Rd, and diversions are being put in place.
Three years on the energy and optimism remain, all three hope their youth is an asset, reminding us why people enter politics in the first place.
No injuries were reported and the fire is now out.
Footage yesterday shows at least a dozen vehicles were queued on the side of State Highway 29 in heavy rain.
Watches and warnings are in place for parts of Auckland, Northland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty.
The council said people need to "avoid unnecessary discharge of wastewater" as the system struggles with the deluge.
The settlement for the Eastern Bay of Plenty iwi, centred on Ōpōtiki, has been one of the longest-running and most contentious.
Korrey Whyman's family are working with police to try and bring those responsible to justice.
The 18-year-old was found guilty of 10 charges, including rape and sexual violation, related to attacks on five girls under 16.
Police say Korrey Rose Whyman was a passenger in the car which was shot at near Rotorua Airport on Sunday morning.
Police said another person also has serious injuries.
The incident occurred at about 2am on Arawa Street on Saturday 17 September.
Police were alerted to the shooting just before 2am.
Christopher Luxon said the investigation into allegations against Sam Uffindell cleared him of bullying behaviour beyond his boarding school years.
National's leader has defended the decision not to release the report into bullying allegations against Tauranga MP Sam Uffindell.
No aspect of the report including the terms of reference or executive summary have been released publicly.
A "violent struggle" took place between the handler, dog and driver of a stolen vehicle.
Jayden Meyer, 18, is already subject to 20 court-imposed conditions, including that he hands over any device capable of accessing the internet on request.
The lockout lasted five weeks and ends after a deal was struck last Wednesday.
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier’s findings released this week relate to complaints about disciplinary action against five students in the first half of 2020.