Greymouth Police are seeking the
assistance of the public to locate Philip Gerald MOHSENI,
aged 24 years, a male Caucasian from Portland, Oregon, USA.
A family member from the USA has reported him missing as
they have not heard from him for some time.
He is believed
to have gone tramping in the Copland Track area in Westland
on 22 June by himself, where he intended to stay for about
three days. After this he was possibly heading to the Haast
area for a few days.
Anyone with information as to his
whereabouts is asked to contact the Greymouth Police on 03
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On The Northland By-Election
Supposedly, Winston Peters’ victory in Northland has exposed the simmering dissatisfaction with the government that exists out in the provinces. Yet it remains to be seen whether this defeat will have much significance – and not simply because if and when Labour resumes business as usual in the Northland seat at the next election, Peters’ hold on it could simply evaporate.
On Saturday, National’s electorate vote declined by 7,000 votes, as the 9,000 majority it won last September turned into a 4,000 vote deficit – mainly because Labour supporters followed the nod and wink given by Labour leader Andrew Little, and voted tactically for Peters. In the process, Labour’s vote went down from nearly 9,000 votes six months ago, to only 1,315 on Saturday. More>>