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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Greens: Russel Norman To Stand Down As Co-Leader
Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman has announced today that he will stand down as leader at the party’s Annual General Meeting in May. Dr Norman will remain as Co-leader and retain his finance and climate change portfolios until the AGM.
“After nearly a decade as Co-leader, now is a good time to find a new challenge for myself, and to spend more time with my family” said Dr Norman.
“This is my ninth year as Co-leader and I think it’s time for a change. Now is a good time for new leadership for the Party. My replacement will start from a strengthened base and will have a full parliamentary term to establish himself in the role and take the Greens into government in 2017." More>>