Scene examination of Northland fatal fire continues
Scene examination of Northland fatal fire
Police are carrying out a scene examination
where the fatal fire occurred in Mangamuka early yesterday
The scene is proving difficult to process as
police need to make parts of the scene safe before
continuing with the examination. The fire destroyed the
house, but a number of items have been located.
believe that there was only one occupant at the address at
the time and work continues to identify the person who died
in the fire and the circumstances surrounding the
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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.
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