Thursday, 26 June 2014 - 7:48pm
about 7.00pm 26/06/2014 Hamilton Police were involved in a
fleeing driver incident with a motor cycle in the Hamilton
City Eastern area. The incident was resolved when the motor
cyclist failed to negotiate a corner and fell off the bike.
He has suffered no injuries as a result of the fall. The
driver will be facing a number of charges in relation to his
actions and further enquires are continuing surrounding the
ownership of the motor cycle.
Police cannot stress enough
that fleeing drivers not only endanger themselves and Police
but also other lawful road
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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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