Missing Elderly Male
Late yesterday afternoon the
alarm was raised when an 80 year old Foxton Beach man
failed to return home after going out for a walk with his
The local Police, Search and Rescue, and Fire Service
have searched the area and will recommence at 7 o'clock
Police are asking if the public could ring
should they see an elderly Caucasian male wearing brown
corduroy pants, a black checked shirt, black shoes and
black cap. He is 5'7" with long grey hair, and often
carries his small white dog on a lead.
serious concerns for this male as he is known to have a
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Issue 49: Werewolf Weekender
Philip Matthews: From The Lost Continent
It’s a case of better late than never for Olivier Assayas’ marvellous After May/Apres Mai, which first screened at Venice in 2012, had a couple of North Island screenings last year during the International Film Festival’s “Autumn Events” season, got a theatrical release in Australia – but not here – and only now appears on DVD, after Assayas himself has moved on. More>>
The Complicatist: Blue Eyed & Soulful
For a while in June, the top two singles on the US Billboard charts featured Iggy Azalea, an Australian model turned hip hop performer. To some, this may seem like just the latest chapter in a long saga of whites ripping off black culture, while enriching themselves in the process. Obviously, there’s some truth in the stereotype. Yet it can also obscure the positive collaborations – in jazz, soul music and hip hop – between musicians who treated each other as creative equals, race regardless. More>>
Satire: Carry On Captaining
Oh hello. Scanner Technician Davis. To what do I owe the pleasure?
You think we’re what?
Oh, pish. This vessel has been travelling along smoothly for generations – particularly smoothly in the last few years though I say so myself – and I happen to know we have never once been hit by an asteroid... More>>