Amendment to Gisborne shooting incident - Victim not dead
Amendment to Gisborne shooting incident
The 39 year old
man found with a gunshot wound was taken to hospital where
he remains in a very serious and critical condition. He has
not passed away as previously stated.
The man’s family
is currently being support by Police and Victim Support
Police are speaking with three people in relation
to this incident and are not looking for any other
individuals at this point.
As this investigation is in the
early stages, there will be no further comment at this
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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.
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