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Defence Force On Show In Cambridge

5 November 2008 - The New Zealand Defence Force will be on show in Cambridge on Friday 7 November with a recruitment expo at Memorial Park, Taylor Street.

Businessman Says He Never Meant To Put Investments At Risk

Christchurch, Nov 5 NZPA - A retired army major says money handed over by investors was loans for him and his wife to develop their business ventures.

Women's Refuge `shocked And Disappointed' At Hilterman Sentence

Wellington, Nov 5 NZPA - Women's Refuge is "shocked and disappointed" at the sentence handed down to long-time Whakatane police officer Adrian Hilterman for assaulting his wife and children.

Late Education Policy A Poor Show For Major Parties

5 November 2008 - It's less than a week before the country goes to the polls and both major parties have only just released their education policies - a move that has not impressed PPTA president Robin Duff.

Preventing Violence In The Home Says No Need For Another Domestic Violence Helpline

5 November 2008 - Preventing Violence in the Home says there is no need for a confidential helpline for wives of police officers affected by domestic violence.

Heart Foundation Wins Supreme Health Innovation Award

5 NOVEMBER 2008 - The spirit of cooperation between food manufacturers and health promotion groups is proving stronger than ever.

And the result can only mean a healthier future is in store for all New Zealanders.

National Out Of The Race For Thinking Voters

5 NOVEMBER 2008 - A new Thinking Person's Guide to Voting has been launched detailing tertiary education policies of political parties to support voters in making informed choices on November 8.

Algae Experts In Town

5 November 2008 - How can we turn seaweed into biofuels? Can we use seaweed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions? Can we stop the spread of didymo in New Zealand?

Judge Regrets Having To Jail For Sex Offender

Christchurch, Nov 5 NZPA - A visibly upset judge today told a teenager convicted of sexual violation: "If I had my way I would release you today, but I can't."

Woman Admits Murdering 10-month-old Girl

Auckland, Nov 5 NZPA - A woman today entered a surprise guilty plea to murdering a 10-month old baby girl.

Tiana Mary-Anne Odessa Kapea appeared in the High Court for a trial callover date but changed her plea to guilty to murdering Jyniah Mary Te Awa last year.