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Florist Admits Google Tampering

Florist Admits Google Tampering

Wellington, Jan 16 NZPA - A Napier florist says she was "silly" for changing competitors' details on the Google Maps website.

Beachgoers Putting Birds At Risk

Beachgoers Putting Birds At Risk

The wellbeing of the Northern New Zealand dotterel population at Matakana Island is being threatened by the recklessness of beach patrons.

NZ Amateur Radio Operators Help In Global Mission For Haiti

Auckland, Jan 16 NZPA - Amateur radio operators in New Zealand have joined the global quest to make life easier for the countless thousands of victims of Haiti's devastating earthquake.

Medication's Role In Treating ADHD

Medication's Role In Treating ADHD

Wellington, Jan 16 NZPA - Medication and psychological treatment should both play a role in treating people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), the Mental Health Commission says.

NZ Mother Showed `Eerie Reserve' In Search For Family

NZ Mother Showed `Eerie Reserve' In Search For Family

Wellington, Jan 15 NZPA - New Zealand mother Emily Sanson-Rejouis was in a state of shock, but "very serene", as she paced outside the wreckage of the hotel apartment in which her husband and three daughters had been buried, a hotel guest said.

Man To Face Murder Charges Over Woman's Death

Man To Face Murder Charges Over Woman's Death

Wellington, Jan 15 NZPA - A 38-year-old Kaikohe man will face murder charges following the death of a 47-year-old woman after a family violence incident in Northland this week, police said today.

Police Say Man Wanted To Be Shot

Police Say Man Wanted To Be Shot

Christchurch, Jan 15 NZPA - After an armed break-in at his ex-partner's house, a man told police he wanted them to shoot him so that he could "go out in a blaze of glory".

Woman Given Chance To Complete Baby Snatch Sentence

Woman Given Chance To Complete Baby Snatch Sentence

Christchurch, Jan 15 NZPA - A woman who admitted trying to snatch a two-day-old baby from the St George's Hospital maternity ward has been given six more weeks to get on with her 250-hour community work sentence.

NZ Will Learn From Haiti's Disaster - Expert

Wellington, Jan 15 NZPA - New Zealand will learn lessons about dealing with a disaster following the devastating earthquake in Haiti this week, according to a Massey University disaster response expert.

Helping Others Part Of The Life Of Grieving NZ Aid Worker

Helping Others Part Of The Life Of Grieving NZ Aid Worker

Auckland, Jan 15 NZPA - Helping others has been a major part of the life of Emily Sanson-Rejouis, the New Zealand aid worker who lost her husband and two of her three children in the Haiti earthquake, says her family.