Helicopters respond to accident north of Wairoa
The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter was involved in a
The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter and
Eastland Rescue Helicopter crews were both responded to a
car vs. truck accident north of Wairoa. The Eastland Rescue
Helicopter airlifted a 47 year old male truck driver with
head and chest injuries and the Lowe Corporation Rescue
Helicopter airlifted a 59 year old female car driver with
serious fractures and lacerations.
Both were transported
to Hawke’s Bay Regional Hospital for further
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On Pharmac, Gough Whitlam And Sleater-Kinney
Ridiculous reported comments on RNZ this morning by Trade Minister Tim Groser, as he sought to dampen down concerns about the leaked draft of the IP chapter of ther Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations. According to Groser, ‘extreme’ positions are common at the outset of negotiations, and these get whittled down over the course of negotiations. Fine.
Except that we’re not at the outset of these negotiations. The outset was six years ago, and negotiators were hoping to have some sort of ‘framework’ deal finished in time for the APEC meeting in a few weeks’ time. These ‘extreme’ positions are what we’ve reached near the intended end of the negotiations.
Still, Groser did promise that the cost of medicines would not rise as a result of the TPP trade deal. Great. But this is not what politicians in other countries are saying. More>>