Police are urging residents in the
Hukerenui area to be on the look out for suspicious activity
after the theft of some sheep from a farm.
were stolen from the farm in the first week of May and the
farmer believes the offenders may have entered his property
from Monument Road.
Police would like farmers and
residents in the Monument Road and Tapuhi Road area to
report any suspicious activity.
Anyone who has information
on the theft of the sheep can also contact Police or if they
wish to remain anonymous contact the Crimestoppers
on 0800 555
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Gordon Campbell: On First Time Voting (Greens)
For the last two days, I’ve turned my column over to a couple of guest columnists who are first time voters. They’ve been asked to explain why they were voting, for whom and what role they thought their parental upbringing had played in shaping their political beliefs ; and at the end, to choose a piece of music. Today’s guest columnist is Ana Avia-O’Connor, who will be casting her first time vote on Saturday for the Greens.
If I didn’t know any better, it would seem the world has conspired for me to be a Green Party voter. Parents, Green voters? Check. Participation in bilingual education that stressed the importance of inquiry, solidarity and the Treaty? Check. Some sort of vegetarian leanings (seven years and counting, jus’ sayin’)? Check. However, above all of that, I’m voting Green because I believe in supporting the importance of every New Zealander’s contribution to Aotearoa, from the hairdresser in Foxton to the fisherman in Bluff. You could say that I like the cut of the Greens’ jib. More>>