Title: Where is Nicholas?
Police and family have
concerns for the safety of 19 year-old Nicholas David
Stafford Matthews of Remuera.
He was reported missing on
Saturday January 26, 2013 and has not been in contact with
his friends or family since. He was last seen wearing a grey
T-shirt, black knee-length shorts and sport shoes with white
socks. He stands about 180 cm tall, has short, dark hair, is
of medium build and has blue eyes. Anyone who knows where he
is or how to contact him should call 111.
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Gordon Campbell: On The Tokenism Of New Zealand's Role Against Islamic State
To date, the Opposition has continued to occupy itself with the marginalia of the issue. E.g. whether Key did or didn’t know whether Barack Obama would be present at the US briefing last week on IS, or whether New Zealand’s military involvement is or isn’t already a fait accompli.
It might be better to tackle the issue, head on. Our contribution against IS will be to send SAS forces to train the Iraqis? That’s like offering trainers to General Custer just as the 7th cavalry reached the Little Big Horn.