Police name man killed in tree felling incident
Police name man killed in tree felling
Thursday, 19 December 2013 -
Police can now name the man that was
killed during a tree felling operation this morning on State
Highway 1 near Levin.
He was Lincoln Kidd, aged 20, from
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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.