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 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.
Still, Groser did promise that the cost of medicines would not rise as a result of the TPP trade deal. Great. But this is not what politicians in other countries are saying. More>>