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A Splash Of Midwinter Fun

A Splash Of Midwinter Fun

24 June 2009 - If you're brave, strong or fearless, then make sure you take part in Auckland City Council's annual Winter Splash event at Mission Bay on Sunday, 12 July from 10am to noon.

Otimi Remanded On Bail

Auckland, June 24 NZPA - The man behind a scheme in which false passports and visas were alleged to have been sold to overstayers was today remanded on bail until August.

Man Accused Of Murdering "Good Samaritan" Back In Court

Man Accused Of Murdering "Good Samaritan" Back In Court

Auckland, June 24 NZPA - The man accused of murdering "good samaritan" Austin Hemmings on an Auckland street last year was remanded in custody after a brief court appearance today.

Suppression Continues For Man Charged With Sex Worker Murder

Auckland, June 24 NZPA - A man charged with the murder of a 48-year-old Thai sex worker has been granted continued name suppression.

The accused, a 47-year-old computer programmer, appeared in Auckland District Court today.

He is charged with the murder of Nuttidar Vaikaew.

Weatherston Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter, As Murder Trial Opens

Christchurch, June 24 NZPA - Clayton Robert Weatherston pleaded "not guilty of murder, but guilty of manslaughter" at the start of his trial for the murder of Sophie Elliott, in the High Court at Christchurch today.

Police Appeal For Robbery Witnesses

24 June 2009 - Porirua Police are appealing for witnesses to the robbery of a 73 year old woman in Cannons Creek.

The robbery occurred at about 10pm on Tuesday 23 June in the Porirua suburb.

AOS Members Posted Outside Court As Gang Members Appear

Wellington, June 24 NZPA - Armed offenders squad (AOS) members are guarding the entrance to Napier District Court today as six men are due to appear in relation to a gang brawl last week.

Otis Lifts Vehicles To 94th Floor Of Tallest Building On Chinese Mainland

Otis Lifts Vehicles To 94th Floor Of Tallest Building On Chinese Mainland

24 June 2009 - Otis Elevator Company has designed and installed a unique elevator that is being used to transport vehicles to the 94th floor exhibition hall in mainland China's tallest building.

Mother Sentenced After Punching Son's Principal

Mother Sentenced After Punching Son's Principal

Wellington, June 24 NZPA - An enraged mother who punched her child's primary school principal has pleaded guilty to assault in Masterton District Court.

Man Gets Longest Jail Sentence For Torturing And Killing Dog

Man Gets Longest Jail Sentence For Torturing And Killing Dog

Wellington, June 24 NZPA - A 19-year-old Dunedin man who tortured and killed a dog has been jailed for a year -- the longest sentence yet for animal cruelty.