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I Happen To Agree With Michael Laws On Something - Let's Do Something About Name Suppression

Today, I happen to agree with Michael Laws on something - that our name suppression laws are ridiculous as they have (yet again) placed innocent people under suspicion.

French Tourist On Bail After Fatal Collision With Motorcyclist

French Tourist On Bail After Fatal Collision With Motorcyclist

Wellington, Jan 11 NZPA - A French tourist facing charges over a fatal collision with a motorbike in Waikato on Saturday has briefly appeared in court.

Federic Andre Bignon, 40, appeared in Hamilton District Court today on two charges of careless driving causing injury or death.

DHB Turns To Atomic Physicist To Get Out Of Financial Strife

DHB Turns To Atomic Physicist To Get Out Of Financial Strife

Dunedin, Jan 11 NZPA - The Nelson Marlborough District Health Board is drawing inspiration from the region's most famous son, Ernest Rutherford, to try and overcome a $10 million shortfall.

Ex-MP Name Suppression Case Puts All Former MPs Under Suspicion - Michael Laws

The decision of a Nelson District Court judge to grant name suppression to a former Member of Parliament charged with indecent assault upon a 13 year old girl "puts all former MPs under suspicion and is yet another example of selective name suppression in this country," says Michael Law

More Charges Against Arson Accused

More Charges Against Arson Accused

Christchurch, Jan 11 NZPA - A Westport man accused of setting fire to a Christchurch shopping mall causing more than a million dollars worth of damage is now facing eight new charges.

Have You Lost A Sapphire And Diamond Ring?

Police in Palmerston North are trying to trace the owner of a ring believed to be valued around $3,500.

Drugs Growing Operation Stopped In Rodney

Drugs Growing Operation Stopped In Rodney

Another Cannabis growing operation has been stopped by Rodney Police.

On Friday the 8th January 2010 Police from the Rodney area continued their successful series of drugs warrants and closed down a substantial Cannabis growing Operation north of Wellsford.

Man Charged After Officer Dragged By Police Car

Man Charged After Officer Dragged By Police Car

Wellington, Jan 11 NZPA - The man who allegedly injured a police officer as she tried to stop him driving away from a Christchurch checkpoint in her patrol car was today granted a registrar's remand without a court appearance.

MBA Director Is Up For The Challenge

Successful businessman, mountaineer and adventure sports enthusiast Andrew Barney is looking forward to combining his skills as he takes on his latest challenge.

Public Transport Behaviours Explained

Public Transport Behaviours Explained

Victoria University graduate Jared Thomas spent many hours riding buses and trains in the greater Wellington region as part of his PhD research into the social habits of commuters on public transport.