Critically injured girl transferred to another hospital
Critically injured girl transferred to another
The 7-year-old girl who was attacked by dogs
in Murupara has been transferred by helicopter to
Middlemore Hospital in Counties Manukau.
She remains in a
Police have completed the scene
examination and will continue enquiries tomorrow. The owners
of the dogs are friends of the girl's family and are
cooperating fully with the investigation. The dogs were
immediately put to sleep by a
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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>>