Soldier located by NZ Defence Force staff
Title: Soldier located by NZ Defence Force staff
soldier missing overnight on the Heaphy Track in Golden Bay
was located about 8am today by his NZDF colleagues.
Police were informed shortly after 10pm yesterday that
the man and become separated from his tramping party.
Police assessed the situation and considered there was no
immediate requirement to deploy search and rescue teams. The
man was well-equipped and weather conditions were good.
Police monitored the situation overnight and have been
informed the man has been located.
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On John Banks (And Blogging’s Merits)
It is hard to feel sorry for John Banks. Sorry, I’ll start that again. It would be easy to feel sorry for John Banks in his current sorry plight…unless and until one re-reads the passage in David Fisher’s excellent book The Secret Life of Kim Dotcom about his abandonment of a friend in need.
There was Kim Dotcom, languishing sick in prison in need of help and/or even just a hand of friendship – but at that very point we find that Banks, who had taken Dotcom’s money and happily availed himself of Dotcom’s hospitality during the good times, has chosen to take his phone off the hook, and has left Dotcom in the lurch. More>>