Strategy under attack

By James Gardiner In Uncategorized

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26th February, 2005
Another summer, another spate of violent deaths. And this summer virtually all the victims have been women or girls. Just before Christmas, a 14-month-old girl, Mereana Wairakau Karoline Ponamu Clements-Matete died of internal injuries in Palmerston North Hospital. Police quickly established it was homicide. A 24-year-old man, said by police to be "known" to the victim, has been arrested. Barely a fortnight later, the Rangitikei town of Marton was rocked after 83-year-old Mona Morriss was stabbed to death in her home on January 3 or 4. Two days later, barmaid Tania McKenzie's ...

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