Police seek assistance to locate missing teen
Police seek assistance to locate
Friday, 28 March 2014 -
Police are seeking information as to
the whereabouts of missing 14-year old Christchurch girl,
Savanah was last seen on Saturday 15 March,
in the Aranui area of Christchurch.
Police say they do not
have specific fears for her safety, but are concerned that
she has not been in touch with family. It is likely she is
still in the Christchurch area.
Anyone with information is
asked to contact Christchurch police on (03) 3637400.
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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>>