"A homicide investigation is
being undertaken by Canterbury Police in relation to the
finding of a body at an address in Bryndwr earlier last
The scene has been cordoned off and a full
forensic examination will be commenced this morning. A woman
aged in her 20's is being interviewed by Police in relation
to the death."
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Gordon Campbell: On The Mana-Maori Party Deal
If the self-interest involved wasn’t so blatant, the electorate deal between the Maori Party and Hone Harawira would be kind of poignant. It’s a bit like seeing the remaining members of Guns’n’Roses or the Eagles back on the road touring the nostalgia circuit… playing all the old hits of Maori unity and kaupapa Maori politics.
Can the two surviving Maori Party MPs (one electorate, one list) credibly work together with the old firebrand who split up the group years ago, and still hope to rekindle some of that same old magic? More>>