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    Default Increased diesel road-user charges blockade

    Police advise commuters: stay home during blockade
    Page 1 of 2........ Updated 1:38PM Thursday July 03, 2008

    Police are advising commuters to leave their cars at home tomorrow, or consider taking the day off, during the truck blockade planned for major centres.

    The protests against a sudden increase in road-user charges on diesel vehicles are expected to hit Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and other cities between 7am and 10am tomorrow.

    Inspector Simon Perry in Wellington said today: "We expect motorists will need to factor an extra 90 minutes delay into their travel time. The CBD will be gridlocked and we're not expecting traffic flow to return to anything like normal until after 10am."

    Auckland police are encouraging commuters to either get to work before 7.30 or avoid the streets altogether tomorrow morning.

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    Yes just heard about this this afternoon- typically Neil has an interview in Wellington at 10am. Guess he's getting there early and will be high on caffine by the time of his interview.
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