Body found in
Wednesday, 4 June 2014 -
Police were called to a Whangarei
central location this morning after the body of a man was
The man, aged 60 years, was found in a creek
between First and Second Avenues about 9 .30am.
no suspicious circumstances, but police are carrying out
inquiries to determine the cause of death. A post mortem
will be carried out in Auckland
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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.