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Gang Life One Of Petty Terrorism, Violence And Hatred - Mayor

Wellington, Feb 20 NZPA - The murder of Wanganui toddler Jhia Te Tua should teach every gang member and their families that the gang life destroys people they love, because it is based on petty terrorism, violence and hatred, says the city's mayor, Michael Laws.

Nelson Man Fined Over Involvement In Notorious Tinny House

Wellington, Feb 20 NZPA - A Nelson man known as "Wheelchair Phil" has been fined $4000 and sentenced to 12 months' supervision over his involvement in a cannabis tinny house in the city.

Judge Says Shooting From Outside Property Was Not Home Invasion

Judge Says Shooting From Outside Property Was Not Home Invasion

Wellington, Feb 20 NZPA - A High Court judge today declined to give three men facing life imprisonment for murdering Wanganui toddler Jhia Te Tua minimum non-parole periods of 17 years -- because they shot her from outside the property.

Working Women Deserve Better From Government

Working Women Deserve Better From Government

20 FEB 2009 - CTU President Helen Kelly today criticised State Services Minister Tony Ryall for ending two government investigations into pay and employment equity for women.

David Bain Bail Conditions Varied Ahead Of Retrial

David Bain Bail Conditions Varied Ahead Of Retrial

Wellington, Feb 20 NZPA - The conditions of David Bain's bail have been amended, allowing him to travel to Christchurch and remain there ahead of a retrial scheduled for early March.

School Cleaners Ask "Are We Next To Face The Axe?"

20 FEB 2009 - Thousands of school cleaners have been left with an uncertain future following a decision by the government to halt work on a pay and employment equity review for special needs school support staff.

Warning: Sewage In Harbour And On South Coast

20 FEB 2009 - Swimmers and other recreational users of Wellington Harbour and waters off Wellington's South Coast are warned to stay out of the water for at least the next 24 hours following sewage overflows caused by this morning's heavy rains.

Flat Fares To Be Introduced On Tauranga Buses

20 FEB 2009 - A fare system for Tauranga buses has been simplified and will be introduced on all services from 29 June 2009.

There are currently four zones covering Tauranga with fares ranging from $1.50 to $3 for adult cash passengers.

Otago Residents Advised To Keep A Watch On Local Rivers

20 FEB 2009 - The Otago Regional Council (ORC) is monitoring local rivers for predicted heavy rainfalls in north and coastal Otago over the weekend.

Judge Says Gangs Must Stop Cycle Of Retribution And Revenge

Wellington, Feb 20 NZPA - A High Court judge today warned warring gangs in New Zealand -- such as the Mongrel Mob and Black Power groups fighting at the time of the murder of Wanganui toddler Jhia Te Tua -- that their cycle of revenge and retribution must stop.