Saturday May 24
A four year-old Manurewa
boy who was struck by a passing vehicle when on Sykes Rd
outside his home at 12.50pm today, has since died in
He was Kingi Te Ao Reneti and he was
playing with a group of friends at the time of the
The Counties/Manukau Serious Crash Unit is
investigating the fatality.
The driver of the vehicle has
co-operated with Police and has been advised of the
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Gordon Campbell: On The Tokenism Of New Zealand's Role Against Islamic State
To date, the Opposition has continued to occupy itself with the marginalia of the issue. E.g. whether Key did or didn’t know whether Barack Obama would be present at the US briefing last week on IS, or whether New Zealand’s military involvement is or isn’t already a fait accompli.
It might be better to tackle the issue, head on. Our contribution against IS will be to send SAS forces to train the Iraqis? That’s like offering trainers to General Custer just as the 7th cavalry reached the Little Big Horn.