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Public Invited For Sneak Peek Of $35m Newmarket Station

From 11am - 3pm tomorrow (Saturday 12 December) the public is invited inside to view the brand new $35 million Newmarket Rail Station.

The open day will also include entertainment in Station Square such as live music, face painting, street performers, and even Santa himself.

Four Found Guilty Of Wanganui Murder

Wanganui, Dec 11 NZPA - Four people accused of the murder of Wanganui man Paul Shane Kumeroa have been found guilty.

Exporters Continue To Bear The Brunt Of Monetary Policy

The return of non-tradeable inflation to its pre recession levels will prevent any rebalancing towards growth in the real economy say the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA).

$1500 Fine Over Cat-Shooting Incident

Christchurch, Dec 11 NZPA - A Christchurch businessman has admitted shooting two of his family cats to death during a firearms incident after a prolonged family argument.

Man Arrested After Collision With Police Remanded In Custody

Wellington, Dec 11 NZPA - A wanted man whose car and a police car collided during a pursuit in Wanganui last night was remanded in custody when he appeared in Wanganui District Court this morning.

Ecstasy Import Charges Admitted

Christchurch, Dec 11 NZPA - A Queenstown man has admitted four charges of importing the class B drug ecstasy and is in custody awaiting sentence in almost three months' time.

Inmate Tells Of Seeing Cord Around Deceased's Neck

Auckland, Dec 11 NZPA - A prison inmate has told of seeing his radio cord taken into a cell shortly before a fellow inmate was allegedly strangled.

Wheelchair-bound Father Jailed For 6 Months For Fraud

Wellington, Dec 11 NZPA - A wheelchair-bound Taranaki man was sentenced to six months jail today after admitting defrauding the Ministry of Health's home care scheme of nearly $60,000.

Three Jailed For Kawerau Home Invasion

Three Jailed For Kawerau Home Invasion

Whakatane, Dec 11 NZPA - Three men involved in a frightening home invasion in the Bay of Plenty in September have been sentenced to prison for terms of up to eight years when they appeared in Whakatane District Court.

Man Gets Life For "Savage And Disgusting" Murder

Man Gets Life For "Savage And Disgusting" Murder

Wellington, Dec 11 NZPA - The niece of a woman beaten to death and stuffed in a wardrobe described her aunt's murder as "savage and disgusting" at her killer's sentencing today.