NZ Police: Crash victim dies
Crash victim dies
8 August 2014
investigating a crash that happened at 2pm on Thursday July
31 on Pah Rd, Epsom, want to hear from any witnesses to
An 88 year-old female pedestrian was struck by a 2012
red Toyota Camry hybrid which was operating as a taxi, just
south of the Orakau Ave intersection.
She died in Auckland
Hospital on Tuesday, August 5.
The vehicle that hit her
was travelling south at the time of the crash.
is assisting Police with inquiries but Constable Gareth
the Auckland City District Serious Crash Unit
would like to hear from anyone
with information about the
incident on 09 359 3116.
You can also view this release,
including any additional images, online at:
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Gordon Campbell: On First Time Voting (Greens)
For the last two days, I’ve turned my column over to a couple of guest columnists who are first time voters. They’ve been asked to explain why they were voting, for whom and what role they thought their parental upbringing had played in shaping their political beliefs ; and at the end, to choose a piece of music. Today’s guest columnist is Ana Avia-O’Connor, who will be casting her first time vote on Saturday for the Greens.
If I didn’t know any better, it would seem the world has conspired for me to be a Green Party voter. Parents, Green voters? Check. Participation in bilingual education that stressed the importance of inquiry, solidarity and the Treaty? Check. Some sort of vegetarian leanings (seven years and counting, jus’ sayin’)? Check. However, above all of that, I’m voting Green because I believe in supporting the importance of every New Zealander’s contribution to Aotearoa, from the hairdresser in Foxton to the fisherman in Bluff. You could say that I like the cut of the Greens’ jib. More>>