Motor vehicle collision - Counties Manukau
"Police News Alert Issued *** 6.15pm, January 30th
At about 4.20p.m. Police were
advised of a vehicle collision on Morrison Road Pukekawa. On
arrival it was established that a 10 year old child had been
struck by a vehicle near a bend in the road.
The child has
been transported to Auckland Starship hospital. Diversions
are in place and are expected to remain for another two
The Serious Crash Unit is
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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>>