Missing 82 year old
Police seek help to locate
missing 82 year old Dementia sufferer.
Paula Walden has
been missing from her MacMurray Road Remuera Rest home since
6.30am this morning.
Previously she has travelled to the
Greenlane and Birkenhead area.
She is european, Grey hair
thin build, 1.6 metre tall, wearing Blue trousers and
sweat-top, she normally has a soft toy cat tucked in her
sweat-top (may be protuding from neckline).
knowing the location of Paula or with information that could
assist police in locating her are requested to contact
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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>>