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Search For JFK Junior - A US Coastguard vessel is scouring the coast off Massachusetts following an emergency transmitter signal was heard which maybe from the missing plane flown by JFK Junior. The plane was carrying John F Kennedy jnr, his wife and sister in law when it disappeared on its way to a resort island off the US east coast. The Coastguard says the signal is one option they are pursuing. The signal was a brief one, and picked up by a US Airforce aircraft taking part in the search. Debris and luggage thought to have come from the light-aircraft has washed up on a beach in the area.

Samoan Assassination - New Zealand law enforcement experts will leave within the next two days to assist in the investigation into the killing of Samoan Public Works Minister Luagalau Levaula Kamu. Mr Luagalau was gunned down at a political function on Saturday night, killed by a single shot in the back. Three New Zealand police officers have been dispatched to Samoa. Motives for the killing remain unknown.

New Zealander Kept in PNG - A New Zealander is among four staff members of former Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Bill Scate who are now being prevented from leaving the country. The kiwi was a media adviser to the former Prime Minister He and three colleagues have been told by the new administration that they cannot leave the country.

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Gordon Campbell: On The West’s Role In Arming Khashoggi’s Killers

The cliché about one death being a tragedy and a million deaths only a statistic has been demonstrated in spades by the murder of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Of all the crimes committed over the past decade by the Saudi regime, it has been this revenge killing ordered by the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that has finally brought universal condemnation. More>>




MP Reportedly In Mental Health Care: Speaker Of The House Seeks Advice

After unleashing a volley of damaging allegations against his former leader, National's Simon Bridges, and his party, Jami-Lee Ross was reportedly taken into mental health care over the weekend. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On Jami-Lee Ross (And The New Hobbit Law)

Clearly, Jami-Lee Ross is not waging a normal form of political warfare, with agreed rules of combat and rational cost/benefit calculations.

This is politics-as-terrorism where everything is being sacrificed by the man in the bomb vest in order to remove Simon Bridges as the leader of the National Party. More>>


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Three Killed: DOC Supporting Family, Colleagues After Helicopter Crash

The Department of Conservation (DOC) is rallying around family and colleagues of the staff who died in a helicopter crash this morning in Wanaka... The helicopter, with two DOC staff on board, was on its way to undertake tahr control in the Haast area when it crashed. More>>


Political Donations: Greens Call For Tighter Anonymity Rules And Public Funding

“It is clear that those vested interests have a tangible influence on the decision making of political parties. This is a threat to democracy and should change.” More>>


Education Amendment Bill Passes: Urgency Sought For Partnership School Treaty Claim

The claim takes issue with the acts and omissions of the Crown in respect of the closure of Partnership Schools | Kura Hourua. More>>


Salvation Army Paper: Call For Public Housing Investment

To meet these future demands the report suggests the government needs to look beyond the private rental market and begin to invest heavily into home-ownership programmes and more public and social housing. More>>


Cull: Himalayan Tahr Control Operation Proceeding

“The target of controlling 10,000 Himalayan tahr over the next eight months remains. The revised plan provides for a staged control operation with increased reporting to the Tahr Liaison Group...” More>>


Health: Petitions To Fund Breast Cancer Drugs

Women marching to Parliament today, to present two petitions calling for Government funding of vital medicines, have 100% support from a coalition representing than 30 breast cancer organisations. More>>





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