At around 10.30pm last night,
Auckland City Police were called to a residential address in
Coates Crescent, Panmure, where a male had been shot.
this stage the males injuries are not believed to be life
Police are appealing for any witnesses that
observed the incident or vehicles leaving the crescent at
around 10.30pm last night to contact the Auckland City
Eastern Area CIB or alternatively to provide information
anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555
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On The Last Rites For The TPP
The Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal is one of those litmus issues that has always had more to do with one’s place on the political spectrum than with any imminent reality.
To date, the Greens have opposed (a) a wide range of the leaked content of the TPP (b) the secretive way it has been negotiated and (c) the undemocratic way in which any final document would be ratified. Labour has shared some of those concerns, but while remaining generally supportive of the deal itself.
National has, for its part, been very enthusiastic about the TPP, while still giving assurances about Pharmac being protected... For the TPP’s friends and foes alike though, the end now seems nigh. More>>