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Billy The Hunted One Jailed For 7 Years

Billy The Hunted One Jailed For 7 Years

Wellington, Feb 5 NZPA - Former fugitive William Alexander Stewart, also known as "Billy the Hunted One" has been jailed for seven years and four months and ordered to pay reparation of $75,000.

PM Welcomed On To Te Tii Marae

Waitangi, Feb 5 NZPA - Prime Minister John Key and a government delegation have been welcomed on to Te Tii Marae at the beginning of Waitangi Day celebrations.

In contrast to last year, when Mr Key was briefly shoved, his welcome was largely uneventful.

Jailed For Child Sex Abuse Images

Jailed For Child Sex Abuse Images

A 38-year-old Whangarei mechanic was yesterday jailed for two years and two months for possessing and distributing images of children being sexually abused.

Sales Flatten Out But Jobs Still Under Threat

Sales Flatten Out But Jobs Still Under Threat

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during January 2010, shows total sales in December 2009 decreased 6% (export sales decreased by 7% with domestic sales decreasing 4%) on December 2008.

Enjoy The Cricket Within The Bounds Of The Law, Police Say

Police are keen for cricket fans attending Monday's one-day international cricket match between New Zealand and Bangladesh to enjoy the game.

However, the usual rules will apply says, North Dunedin Senior Sgt Gavin Briggs.

Family Man Missing From North Shore

North Shore Police say the disappearance of a man from his home in the suburb of Campbell's Bay is out of character and is considered to be unusual.

Former Councillor Appointed To Vacant Position

Former Environment Bay of Plenty councillor Tai Eru was yesterday appointed to fill the seat left vacant by the sudden death of Hawea Vercoe last year.

Child Pornographer Gets 26-month Jail Term

Wellington, Feb 5 NZPA - A Whangarei mechanic has been jailed for two years and two months for possessing and distributing images of children being sexually abused.

"Loss Of Cancer Specialists Highlights Senior Doctor Workforce Crisis"

"Loss Of Cancer Specialists Highlights Senior Doctor Workforce Crisis"

"The reported loss of cancer specialists highlights the wider senior doctor workforce crisis in New Zealand public hospitals," said Mr Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, today.

Search For Missing Tramper Resumes

A search is being carried out for a missing tramper overdue in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park. The missing female tramper was last seen at 7.30am at Mueller Hut on Wednesday 3rd February. She was intending to descend to the village, and hasn't been seen since.