Arrest made after incident at school
"Arrest made after incident at
Whanganui Police have now located and
arrested a man in relation to a call made to police
yesterday about a person on Churton School property
allegedly carrying a firearm.
A 48-year-old Whanganui man
was arrested yesterday afternoon after making the hoax
He has been charged with criminal nuisance and will
appear in the Whanganui District Court
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On The Last Rites For The TPP
The Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal is one of those litmus issues that has always had more to do with one’s place on the political spectrum than with any imminent reality.
To date, the Greens have opposed (a) a wide range of the leaked content of the TPP (b) the secretive way it has been negotiated and (c) the undemocratic way in which any final document would be ratified. Labour has shared some of those concerns, but while remaining generally supportive of the deal itself.
National has, for its part, been very enthusiastic about the TPP, while still giving assurances about Pharmac being protected... For the TPP’s friends and foes alike though, the end now seems nigh. More>>