Information required on jogger in Christchurch
Information required on jogger in
Christchurch Police are seeking
information in relation to the identification of an Asian
male who collapsed while jogging near Saint Barnabas Church
on Fendalton Road, at 8:30am this morning.
approximately 65 years old, wearing white Asics running
shoes, navy blue shorts, grey polo shirt, purple cap with a
green peak and a silver Eternity
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On The Eleanor Catton Rumpus
If anyone was in doubt about the accuracy of the comments made in India by Eleanor Catton, the reaction from some quarters here at home has gone a long way to proving her point.
By ‘some quarters’, I mean (a) RadioLive host Sean Plunket who called Catton a “traitor” and (b) Prime Minister John Key who dismissed her views as being those of a typical Green Party supporter, which is apparently almost as bad.
In context, Catton seemed to be talking about the mixed feelings she felt after what she had created suddenly becoming a kind of public property claimed by the entire country and its leaders. That must feel weird at any time, in any place. Catton evidently finds it particularly alienating when the government of the day has shown little interest in the arts beyond their promotional/economic value. More>>