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Haiti Earthquake: Reaching Victims Outside The Capital

Haiti Earthquake: Reaching Victims Outside The Capital

For the first time, the ICRC has managed to reach victims of last Tuesday's earthquake in areas outside Port-au-Prince. It has been working with the local health authorities to set up first-aid posts in nearby towns and cities.

Haiti Earthquake: Reaching Victims Outside The Capital

For the first time, the ICRC has managed to reach victims of last Tuesday's earthquake in areas outside Port-au-Prince. It has been working with the local health authorities to set up first-aid posts in nearby towns and cities.

All Great Rides Lead To Ruapehu!

The Ruapehu region's best bike trails have just been profiled in a newly published brochure, Ruapehu Great Bike Rides.

Drowning Victim Is Named

A 19-year-old man who drowned in the Rangitkei River nears Bulls yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, 19 January) has been named as Steven Tuanau from Bulls.

Fiji: Downward Spiral Continues For Human Rights Following Persecution Of Prominent Human Rights Lawyer

The Fiji government has started the new year with renewed attacks against people's right to freedom of expression through threats, intimidation, discrimination, and the cynical use of the law as a tool of oppression.

Stewart Island Ferries Avoid Collision In Fog

Wellington, Jan 20 NZPA - Two ferries came within moments of colliding in Foveaux Strait, between Bluff and Stewart Island, yesterday morning, say a Wellington couple on board at the time.

Nzer To Receive Academy Award

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Wellington, Jan 20 NZPA - A system which helps bring actors' digital doubles to life has earned New Zealander Mark Sagar an Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award.

Parking Meter Theft-accused In Court Today

Wellington, Jan 20 NZPA - A man accused of stealing 12 pay and display parking machines will appear in Auckland District Court today.

The Auckland City Council-owned machines were taken over the course of a month, the first disappearing on November 11, stuff.co.nz reported.

CCS Industry Responds Strongly To Global Support Program

In an address to delegates attending the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi today, the Global Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Institute's CEO Nick Otter announced that it had received well over 50 applications for its Project Funding and Support Program.

UBM Sees Significant Rise In Interest In 2009 For Indian Pharma Shows

Reflecting the continued growth in the fine chemicals, pharmaceuticals and bio-pharmaceuticals industries on the Indian sub-continent, leading events organisers UBM International Media and its sister company UBM India Pvt. Ltd.