Aerial search fails to find Alistair Levy In Kahurangi Pk.
Aerial search fails to find Levy
An aerial search was
completed yesterday afternoon in Kahurangi National Park for
missing Palmerston North man Alistair Levy.
over the Castle Basin and bluff areas failed to find any
trace of him.
No further plans have been made for teams to
enter the field. Any further search will be dependent on
information coming forward.
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On The Eleanor Catton Rumpus
If anyone was in doubt about the accuracy of the comments made in India by Eleanor Catton, the reaction from some quarters here at home has gone a long way to proving her point.
By ‘some quarters’, I mean (a) RadioLive host Sean Plunket who called Catton a “traitor” and (b) Prime Minister John Key who dismissed her views as being those of a typical Green Party supporter, which is apparently almost as bad.
In context, Catton seemed to be talking about the mixed feelings she felt after what she had created suddenly becoming a kind of public property claimed by the entire country and its leaders. That must feel weird at any time, in any place. Catton evidently finds it particularly alienating when the government of the day has shown little interest in the arts beyond their promotional/economic value. More>>