Police release name of cyclist killed in central Auckland
Police release name of cyclist killed yesterday in
Wednesday, 8 January 2014 -
Police have released the name of
the cyclist killed yesterday in a collision with a truck at
the intersection of Stanley Street and Parnell Rise.
victim was John Tangiia, aged 37 years old, of
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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>>