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Auckland Farmers Santa Parade A Huge Success

The annual Farmers Santa Parade welcomed Father Christmas to town today to the glorious roars of the estimated 250,000-strong crowd of mums, dads and littlies.

Police Seek Cooperation For Tighter Waitangi Traffic Control

Enhanced traffic controls will change the way many families make their pilgrimage to the Treaty Grounds next Waitangi Day. The Waitangi Day Governance Group has announced that parking in the Treaty Grounds will be permitted only in supervised areas and only until 11am on 6th February.

Missing Person - Grace Walker

Missing Person - Grace Walker

Grace Lynley Walker (15 years old).

Grace was last seen at her home address in ELLIOTT STREET, JOHNSONVILLE, WELLINGTON at 9pm on 22nd November 2009.

Her hair is darker blonde than is shown in the photograph above.

High-Profile Businesswoman Fighting For Name Suppression

High-Profile Businesswoman Fighting For Name Suppression

Wellington, Nov 29 NZPA - A high-profile businesswoman is fighting to keep her identity secret after admitting she supplied the drug P to her dying ex-husband.

QC Looks Into Sounds Murder Evidence

Wellington, Nov 29 NZPA - The Ministry of Justice has appointed a top lawyer to re-interview some key witnesses in the case of Ben Smart and Olivia Hope.

Man Lied To Girlfriend About HIV, Judge Says

Wellington, Nov 29 NZPA - A man blatantly lied to his girlfriend about having HIV, even after she found out she had been infected, a judge said in sentencing the man to a prison sentence.

Powerball Struck Second Week In A Row

Powerball Struck Second Week In A Row

Just one week after a $6 million prize was won by family syndicate from Lynfield in Auckland, Powerball has been struck again, this time a $3 million prize sold in North Shore City, says NZ Lotteries' Chief Executive, Todd McLeay.

Air Tragedies Remembered In NZ, Antarctica And France

Air Tragedies Remembered In NZ, Antarctica And France

Auckland, Nov 28 NZPA - Memorial services were held in Antarctica, France and New Auckland today to commemorate two Air New Zealand tragedies separated by 29 years.

Prayers And Silence At Scott Base To Remember Erebus Crash

Prayers And Silence At Scott Base To Remember Erebus Crash

Auckland, Nov 28 NZPA - A prayer will be said and a period of silence observed at Scott Base around 12.50pm today to mark the moment 30 years ago when an Air New Zealand plane crashed in Antarctica.

Trelise Cooper's Stepdaughter Avoids Jail On Drug Charges

Trelise Cooper's Stepdaughter Avoids Jail On Drug Charges

Auckland, Nov 28 NZPA - Fashion designer Trelise Cooper's stepdaughter, who pleaded guilty to drug charges, including supplying methamphetamine, has avoided jail.