Friday, 11 July 2014 -
At 7.45 a.m on Friday 11th July 2014 the
Invercargill Armed Offenders squad was deployed to an
incident on Thornbury-Waimatuku Road, Southalnd in relation
to a male having been involved in a family violence matter,
where a female had been assaulted.
There was also a weapon
that had been used during this incident.
A male was
arrested at the scene by AOS staff.
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On The Northland By-Election
Supposedly, Winston Peters’ victory in Northland has exposed the simmering dissatisfaction with the government that exists out in the provinces. Yet it remains to be seen whether this defeat will have much significance – and not simply because if and when Labour resumes business as usual in the Northland seat at the next election, Peters’ hold on it could simply evaporate.
On Saturday, National’s electorate vote declined by 7,000 votes, as the 9,000 majority it won last September turned into a 4,000 vote deficit – mainly because Labour supporters followed the nod and wink given by Labour leader Andrew Little, and voted tactically for Peters. In the process, Labour’s vote went down from nearly 9,000 votes six months ago, to only 1,315 on Saturday. More>>