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Police Seek Further Information From Witnesses

Police Seek Further Information From Witnesses

Wellington Police are seeking further information in their investigation into an alleged assault against a member of the French Rugby Team. The incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Man Held In Custody Over Palmerston North Arsons

Man Held In Custody Over Palmerston North Arsons

Wellington, June 23 NZPA - An unemployed man appeared in court today following a spate of arsons in Palmerston North.

Christopher Tubman, 35, faced 16 counts of arson, burglary and possessing instruments for committing crime when he appeared in Palmerston North District Court.

Not Just Any Mum, Not Just Any Calf

He may be a bull calf without a future in the herd but, to his mum and the dairy industry, he's pretty special - the first DNA Proven calf to be born in New Zealand.

Neighbours, Everybody Needs Good Neighbours

Get to know your neighbours is the word from Auckland Region Civil Defence Emergency Management Group Controller, Harry O'Rourke.

Dead Lucky Lotto Winners

A Palmerston North couple are grateful to their deceased uncle, as his lucky Lotto numbers that they've carried on using since he died four years ago, have finally come up trumps with a $333,333 share of the weekend's Lotto First Division prize.

Local Sporting Stars Celebrate NZ Olympic Story

Local Sporting Stars Celebrate NZ Olympic Story

Olympic sporting heroes and local dignitaries will gather in North Shore City next week, to celebrate 1111 New Zealand Olympians in the 100th year of New Zealand's participation in the games.

Update 84 - Influenza A (H1N1) Swine Flu

Update 84 - Influenza A (H1N1) Swine Flu

Whilst there are still many unknowns about Influenza A (H1N1) swine flu, health officials do know that the three most important things New Zealanders can do to protect themselves from influenza this winter are handwashing, covering coughs and sneezes and staying home if you're unwell.

Man Committed To Trial For South Auckland Murder

Auckland, June 23 NZPA - A 34-year-old man is to stand trial, charged with murdering another man earlier this year.

Salofa Aiono was committed to trial following hand-up depositions in Manukau District Court today.

Minister Refuses Request For "Night Class" Meeting

Minister Refuses Request For "Night Class" Meeting

"The Minister refuses to meet with schools and Principals to discuss the cuts for night classes", says Maryke Fordyce, the President for the Community Learning Association through Schools (CLASS).

Company Director Sentenced For Tax Evasion

Company Director Sentenced For Tax Evasion

Wellington, June 23 NZPA - A bread delivery company boss has been sentenced to 12 months home detention for failing to pay more than $270,000 in taxes.