Wanted men now arrested
Police have now located and arrested Nathan ANDERSON and
ANDERSON, aged 32, was wanted in relation to
an aggravated robbery that occurred at a residential
property in Whanganui, on Sunday 10 November 2013. He was
arrested at a property in Palmerston North yesterday (2
December) at 6:40pm.
TIPENE, aged 37, who ANDERSON was
known to associate with, was wanted for outstanding warrants
to arrest. He was also arrested yesterday at 1:30pm after
the Armed Offenders Squad and officers cordoned off a house
on College Street, Palmerston North.
Palmerston North and
Whanganui Police want to thank the public for their
assistance in helping them apprehend the two
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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>>