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 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.
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