Missing Person in Rangiora
Canterbury, 2 April 2014 - Police
are currently seeking the whereabouts of Patricia (Ann)
Martin missing from her home in Rangiora.
Ann is an 83yr
old female Caucasian of slight build. She was wearing navy
pants, a black and white striped top and a thigh length
She was wearing a hat and carrying a walking
stick and a handbag.
Ann suffers from dementia and was
last seen at her home in West Belt last night. It is not
known when she left her address.
If anyone knows Ann's
whereabouts can they contact the
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On Pharmac, Gough Whitlam And Sleater-Kinney
Ridiculous reported comments on RNZ this morning by Trade Minister Tim Groser, as he sought to dampen down concerns about the leaked draft of the IP chapter of ther Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations. According to Groser, ‘extreme’ positions are common at the outset of negotiations, and these get whittled down over the course of negotiations. Fine.
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