Levin aggravated robbery - investigation continuing
Levin aggravated robbery - investigation
Police are continuing to investigate the
home invasion on Joblins Road, Levin on the morning of 27
The forensic examination of the Holden
Colorado vehicle recovered has now been completed.
are seeking information from members of the public for any
sightings of the Holden Colorado vehicle along the beach
front from the Hokio Beach area along the foreshore through
to Otaki Beach between the hours of 6.30am to 7.30am on 27
November 2012. Please contact the Levin Police Station on
(06) 366 0500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555
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Gordon Campbell: On Drone Strikes And Judith Collins‘ Last Stand
The news that a New Zealand citizen was killed last November in a US drone attack in Yemen brings the drones controversy closer to home.
To the US, drones are a legitimate response to the threat posed by the al Qaeda organisation and its franchisees... To the US, the drones carry the added advantage of not putting US troops at risk on the ground, and minimises the need for putting them in large numbers in bases in the countries concerned, always a politically sensitive point.
The counter-argument, well articulated by security analyst Paul Buchanan on RNZ this morning, is that this particular drone attack can be said to amount to an extra-judicial execution of a New Zealand citizen by one of our military allies, in circumstances where the person concerned posed no threat to New Zealand’s domestic security. More>>