Whangarei: Name of deceased released
Name of deceased released
Police have released the
name of the man, who's body was discovered in a forestry
area south of Whangarei on Wednesday afternoon.
He was Te
Reti Mahu Mariu, from Ahipara.
He was aged 42 years at the
time of his disappearance 20 years ago. There are no
suspicious circumstances relating to his disappearance or
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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.