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Self-Defence Claim In Port Levy Murder Trial

Self-Defence Claim In Port Levy Murder Trial

Christchurch, Aug 24 NZPA - Patrick Allan Daken acted in self-defence when he stabbed his brother 12 times in the chest, back and head in a fight at the family home in Canterbury, his counsel said today.

Blue September Calls For New Zealand To Face Up To Prostate Cancer For Its Second Year Running

The Prostate Cancer Foundation is about to launch Blue September - a major awareness and fund raising campaign - for its second year running and it has fast gained momentum.

Your Last Chance To Have Your Say On The Proposed Brooklands Lagoon Area Parks Plans

The Brooklands Lagoon area is a unique and special environment, and needs excellent management.

The Journeys Of Export Award Winners - It's All Milk And Honey

On 8th July at the Air New Zealand Cargo Canterbury Export Awards 2009, Canterbury's exporting success stories were proudly showcased.

River Boarding Company Pleads Guilty To Two Charges

Wellington, Aug 24 NZPA - Adventure tourism company Mad Dog River Boarding today pleaded guilty to two charges following the death of an English tourist last year.

Emily Jordan, 21, drowned while river boarding in the Kawarau River Gorge in April last year.

Clan Lab Fire - Porchester Road Update

Papakura Police have arrested and charged a 20 year old unemployed female from Takanini as being a party to arson. This relates to the suspicious fire that occurred at the Takanini rural property last Thursday morning where a clandestine laboratory had been located.

Secondary Teachers Tackle The Tough Issues

Disruptive students, the rising cost of housing and teachers having to act as police outside school hours are just some of the issues that will be covered at PPTA's 2009 annual conference.

Perry Foundation Announces The Recipients Of Its 2009 Key Funding Round

Perry Foundation Announces The Recipients Of Its 2009 Key Funding Round

More than 1 million people throughout New Zealand will benefit from Perry Foundation's 2009 key funding round.

Record Fine For Sending Drugged Calves To Works

Record Fine For Sending Drugged Calves To Works

Wellington, Aug 24 NZPA - A Waimate dairy farm which sent bobby calves to the works containing drug residues has been fined a record $6000 in a case taken by the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA).

Speeding Drunk Driver Pleads Guilty

Taupo, Aug 24 NZPA - A Lower Hutt man has admitted stealing a car and petrol and then leading police on a 40km high-speed chase during which he hit a police officer.