Body recovered from Ruamahanga River identified
Body recovered from Ruamahanga River
Tuesday, 7 January 2014 -
At around 1.00pm this afternoon a body
was discovered in the Ruamahanga River. The body was
recovered and has been identified by family
Police can confirm that the body is that of
missing local man Jesse BARBER, 19, who became separated
while swimming in the river yesterday.
The family have
requested privacy at this difficult
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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.