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Man At Centre Of Fatal Police Shooting Back In Court

Auckland, March 27 NZPA - A man who was the subject of a police pursuit in Auckland which resulted in an innocent courier driver being shot dead by police was back in court today.

Final Week For Akaroa Basin Study Consultation

Final Week For Akaroa Basin Study Consultation

There is still time to "have your say" on priorities for the urban settlements of the Akaroa Harbour Basin, according to a senior planner with the Christchurch City Council, Carolyn Bonis.

New Tanker Offers Auckland-based Re-fuelling Service

Seafuels, a joint venture company between Ports of Auckland and Pacific Basin, one of the world's leading shipping companies, has contracted with Shell New Zealand to provide a new tanker for re-fuelling cruise ships and commercial vessels in the Auckland area.

Environment Canterbury Adopts New Air Plan Rules.

Environment Canterbury will be encouraging Christchurch residents to switch to cleaner forms of heating in the next year. As of April 1, 2010 the ban on using open fires and 15-year old plus non-complying solid fuel burners comes into effect.

Boyracer Accused To Stand Trial

Wellington, March 27 NZPA - A 17-year-old charged over a boyracer attack on a lone policeman is to stand trial.

Bryers Confirms He Will Defend Seven Charges

Bryers Confirms He Will Defend Seven Charges

Auckland, March 27 NZPA - The co-founder of the collapsed investment company Blue Chip today confirmed he will fight seven charges relating to his management of a luxury resort near Auckland.

Disability Group Says Police Cells, Hospitals And Residential Homes Not Fit For Teenager With Autism

Disability Group Says Police Cells, Hospitals And Residential Homes Not Fit For Teenager With Autism

CCS Disability Action believes that police cells, hospitals and residential homes are not suitable places to keep teenagers.

Enrolled Nurses Here To Stay

Enrolled Nurses Here To Stay

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is delighted that the opportunity to train as an enrolled nurse (EN) is to be reinstated as announced by Minister of Health Tony Ryall today.

Underweight Marinara Mix Lands Seafood Company In Court

Underweight Marinara Mix Lands Seafood Company In Court

Wellington, March 27 NZPA - Selling underweight seafood marinara mix has landed an Auckland seafood company with a conviction and fine.

Shore Mariner Limited was fined $2000 plus costs after pleading guilty in Manukau District Court to breaching the Weights and Measures Act 1987.

Submissions Open For Mechanical Removal Of Mangroves In Tauranga Harbour

Environment Bay of Plenty has applied for resource consent to mechanically remove approximately 92 hectares of mangroves from existing consented areas in the Tauranga Harbour. Members of the public now have 20 working days to make submissions to the regional council.