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Woman Loses Sight In Eye After Glowstick Prank

Woman Loses Sight In Eye After Glowstick Prank

Wellington, June 23 NZPA - A young woman has lost sight in her left eye after being hit with a glowstick at a birthday party.

Five Men Appear In Court After Pair Attacked At Home

Five Men Appear In Court After Pair Attacked At Home

Wellington, June 23 NZPA - Five men have been remanded in custody after two others were seriously assaulted in Invercargill last night.

The two victims were taken to hospital with facial injuries after the attack at their home in the suburb of Richmond .

Paedophile Murderer Loses Sentence Appeal

Paedophile Murderer Loses Sentence Appeal

Wellington, June 23 NZPA - One of the men jailed for the murder of a convicted paedophile has lost a bid to have two years chopped off his sentence.

Rodney Residents Say No To Super City

Rodney Residents Say No To Super City

A recently released independent survey of Rodney residents has found that only 22% of Rodney residents want to be included in an Auckland Super City.

Demonstration Sites Welcomed

Demonstration Sites Welcomed

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is welcoming the announcement from the Safe Staffing Healthy Workplaces Unit of the confirmed district health board (DHB) demonstration sites. These sites will lead the way in achieving safe staffing and healthy workplaces.

Air New Zealand Steps In As Jetstar Customers Continue To Suffer

Air New Zealand Steps In As Jetstar Customers Continue To Suffer

In response to Jetstar customers asking for help, Air New Zealand is offering domestic Jetstar passengers who are denied check-in or significantly disrupted, a $50 fare so they can get to where they need to go.

Access Debate Draws Differing Views On Universities' Relevancy

Māori Party Co-Leader Dr Pita Sharples' call for open access to universities for Māori, made last week in a speech delivered at Victoria University of Wellington, has met with differing responses from opinion writers for two weekly newspapers.

New Zealand Post Honours The Heitiki As An Icon Of Maori Art

New Zealand Post Honours The Heitiki As An Icon Of Maori Art

New Zealand Post has released the second in its annual Matariki stamp series, honouring the heitiki as an icon of Maori art - past and present.

Fonterra Says Higher Waste Charges Good For Nz's Sustainability Agenda

New Zealand's largest company, Fonterra Co-operative Group, today welcomed the Government's new waste legislation as a positive step towards driving a reduction in waste sent to landfill.

Landmark Maui Contract Ends After 30 Years

This week the Maui Mining Companies and the New Zealand Government marked the end of the historic Maui gas contract.