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Savings, Investment, Funding Markets Are Key To Recovery

14 JULY 2009 - Household savings, investment in the tradable sector, and deeper funding markets are the key to New Zealand's economic recovery, Reserve Bank Governor Alan Bollard told a Hawke's Bay business audience today.

Visitors Given The Boot

14 JULY 2009 - Super sleuthing by staff at Auckland Prison yesterday afternoon led to the arrest of a visitor attempting to enter the prison with modified shoes packed full of drugs and a cellphone. "Staff approached a vehicle in the prison car park and identified themselves.

NZNO President Elected To International Nursing Organisation

NZNO President Elected To International Nursing Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is proud to announce its current president, Marion Guy, has been elected onto the board of directors of the International Council of Nurses (ICN).

Minfish To Prosecute Two Skippers Over Taking Observers

Wellington, July 14 NZPA - The Ministry of Fisheries is taking two southern fishermen to court for not allowing observers on board their boats last summer.

Family Unhappy With Sentence For Girl's Waterskiing Death

Wellington, July 14 NZPA - The parents of a child killed after being run over by a boat while waterskiing on Lake Taupo are unhappy with the sentence given to the boat's driver.

Cruise Company Going Extra Mile To Save Penguins

Cruise Company Going Extra Mile To Save Penguins

Local Cruise company staff are putting themselves in deep water to help save dwindling numbers of the white flippered penguin in Canterbury.

Man Charged With Using Dead Man's Credit Card Back In Court

Auckland, July 14 NZPA - A man charged with unlawfully taking a dead man's car and using his credit card is seeking psychiatric tests to see if he is fit to stand trial.

Young Woman Gives Evidence Against Stepfather In Rape Case

Wellington, July 14 NZPA - Details have been suppressed in the trial of a Hutt Valley man accused of raping his young stepdaughter, which continued in Wellington District Court today.

She was cross-examined in a closed court by defence counsel Phyllis Strachan.

Man Fined $3000 Over Girl's Waterskiing Death

Taupo, July 14 NZPA - A Wellington real estate agent who was at the wheel of a boat that ran over and killed a young waterskier on Lake Taupo was today fined $3000 and ordered to pay reparation of $20,000.

Sustainability Wins The Day

Finding long-term sustainable solutions was the motivation when Winstone Aggregates won a hat-trick of Aggregate and Quarry Association Awards at the Quarry NZ Conference in Invercargill last week.