On Sunday 1st June 2014 the Godfrey
Memorial Motocross event was being held in Waipara.
11am during an event one of the riders crashed. He
subsequently died at the event from the injuries sustained
during the crash.
This person that died is a 14 year old
male from the North Island.
The motocross event was
cancelled following the crash.
Local police attended along
with the police serious crash unit and OSH. Police are
currently investigating and are unable at this stage to what
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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.
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