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Oil Company Supports Greenpeace To Cut Nz Emissions By 2020

Auckland, 14 July 2009 - Gull New Zealand, a leader in biofuel and alternative energy, announced today that it supports Greenpeace's recommendation that the New Zealand government make a strong commitment in setting its greenhouse gas emissions target for 2020.

Research Has Global Impact On Marine Management

Research by Victoria University Te Rōpū Āwhina PhD graduate Sonja Miller could have an impact on the way countries design and monitor marine protected areas (MPAs).

Over Half Teenage Mothers Go On Welfare

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

New information released by the Ministry of Social Development shows that more than half of first-time teenage mothers giving birth in 2007 and 2008 went on welfare.

The 1st Ifoam Breeding Diversity Conference:

Addressing the Challenges of Biodiversity Loss, World Food Supply and Intellectual Property Rights Bonn, July 13, 2009 - The First International IFOAM Conference on Organic Animal and Plant Breeding will take place from August 25-28, 2009 at the new Convention Center in Santa F, New Mexico.

Beer & Food - A Match Made In Heaven


Truck Driver Dies In Crash

A man has died after the truck he was driving rolled on SH57 between Linton and Tokomaru.

The crash is believed to have occurred around 4.30am and was called in a few minutes later by a passing driver.

Woman Appeals Acc Decision In Hiv Case

By Tony Stickley for NZPA

Auckland, July 14 NZPA - A woman who had intercourse for four months with a man who did not tell her he was HIV positive is appealing against an ACC decision to refuse payment for mental injury.

Jail For `Walking Crimewave' Conman

Jail For `Walking Crimewave' Conman

Napier, July 14 NZPA - A 19 year-old man tricked Red Cross to get free accommodation for himself and friends at a hotel during the three-day gunman siege in Napier was today described as a "walking crimewave".

Tuhoe Man 'Could Not Have Been Buried In Christchurch': Witness

Christchurch, July 14 NZPA - Police and family were seen as "obstacles" for taking the body James Takamore from Christchurch to his Tuhoe homeland of Bay of Plenty for burial.

Man Who Punched Baby Has Jail Time Cut On Appeal

Man Who Punched Baby Has Jail Time Cut On Appeal

Auckland, July 14 NZPA - A drunken Rotorua man who punched his 14-month old child at least twice in the head has won reduced jail time.