Missing Ashhurst man found safe and well
Title: Missing Ashhurst man found safe and well
year-old Ashhurst man has been located safe and well after
he went missing at around 1pm today (29 January, 2013).
Eric Rex Looney (known as Rex) was last seen at the
corner of Wyndham Street and Cambridge Avenue, Ashhurst.
When he failed to arrive home by 3:30pm his family started
their own search and called Police.
Sergeant Andy Brooke says: “SAR volunteers and Police
searched the Ashhurst area, and the Palmerston North Rescue
Helicopter completed an aerial sweep."
Rex had wandered
into a property and was found by a home owner in their
backyard at around 8:30pm this evening. The home owner then
“I would like to thank everyone who
was involved in the search for Rex, including Rex’s family
and the owner of the property where he was found,” says
© Scoop Media
Gaza.Scoop: UNRWA School, Ambulances Attacked - Gaza MOH
The Ministry of Health Gaza expresses its horror and outrage at the latest Israeli massacre moments ago at an UNRWA school sheltering displaced persons in Beit Hanoun. Ten people have been killed and there is a large number of wounded. More>>
On Gaza And Burning The Israeli Flag
One of the selling points in New Zealand’s campaign for a temporary seat on the Security Council is that we have a pluckily independent voice to offer on international conflicts.
This image is not entirely self-delusional. When we did occupy a temporary UN Security Council seat in the 1990s, New Zealand was forthright about the need for the international community to actively respond to the Rwanda genocide. On April 14, 1994, New Zealand, Nigeria and the Czech Republic were the only nations to call for a forceful UN intervention to halt the killings. It was a proud moment in the diplomatic record of the Bolger government.
What then, is the current National government doing with respect to the slaughter in Gaza? More>>