Sunday, 25 May 2014 -
Firearms charges are being considered against a
man who was arrested by Porirua Police on Saturday
Police were called to the Pauatahanui Inlet after
shots were heard.
A man was found duck shooting in a
wildlife reserve, near a residential area.
reminded to hunt only in areas where hunting is permitted,
abide by the conditions of their firearms licences and make
safety their first priority.
"It is crucial that hunters
follow the law and safety rules" says Senior Sergeant Simon
King of the Wellington Police. "Police will treat any
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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>>