Boy Bitten by Dog
At approximately 3.56 pm today a 4
year old boy was taken to hospital with serious injuries
after being bitten by the family dog at their home in
The dog has been seized and the family have
authorised for it to be destroyed.
Police have spoken to
witnesses and an investigation is continuing into the
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Greens: Russel Norman To Stand Down As Co-Leader
Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman has announced today that he will stand down as leader at the party’s Annual General Meeting in May. Dr Norman will remain as Co-leader and retain his finance and climate change portfolios until the AGM.
“After nearly a decade as Co-leader, now is a good time to find a new challenge for myself, and to spend more time with my family” said Dr Norman.
“This is my ninth year as Co-leader and I think it’s time for a change. Now is a good time for new leadership for the Party. My replacement will start from a strengthened base and will have a full parliamentary term to establish himself in the role and take the Greens into government in 2017." More>>