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Adhb Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of First Open Heart Surgery In NZ

Adhb Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of First Open Heart Surgery In NZ

19 September 2008 - This year marks the 50th anniversary of New Zealand's first successful open heart surgery. This procedure made NZ history in 1958 and is performed almost routinely today.

Kiwi Bach Wins UNESCO Heritage Award

Kiwi Bach Wins UNESCO Heritage Award

A humble kiwi bach on Rangitoto Island has made the big league by winning an international award for heritage conservation - a first for New Zealand.

Approaches To Students Concern Police

Porirua Police encourage residents to report suspicious activity after two incidents in recent weeks where Tawa Intermediate students have been approached by strangers.

One Plan - Farmer Concerns Over Coast Rules

Representatives from Federated Farmers told the hearing panel for Horizons regional council's One Plan this week that facilitating public access to beaches was fine but restricting vehicle access in some areas was necessary.

Auckland's Zoo Board Rejects Holding Company Proposal

At today's Zoo Board meeting, Auckland City Councillor Leila Boyle raised, as an item of extraordinary business, the issue of establishing a holding company which was endorsed by Citizens and Ratepayers (C&R) Councillors at yesterday's Finance and Strategy Committee meeting so the possible ef

Community Safety Patrols Recommended In Manukau

Manukau City Council's Policy and Activities Committee today endorsed the use of private security guards to enhance existing community safety patrols.

Fashionable Graduate On The Verge Of Success

The inaugural winner of a $10,000 fashion development grant is a former Massey University School of Design student who has already had a taste of success.

PSA Alarmed At Auckland City Council Privatisation Proposal

PSA Alarmed At Auckland City Council Privatisation Proposal

The Public Service Association is alarmed at a proposal that could lead to the privatisation of Auckland City's libraries, parks, swimming pools, art gallery and zoo.

Man Attacked In New Brighton

Man Attacked In New Brighton

18 September 2008 - On Wednesday 17 September in the early hours of the morning, between 3.30am and 4am a male was attacked and robbed on the New Brighton Pier, Christchurch.

Foghorn Wakes Up The Neighbourhood

Foghorn Wakes Up The Neighbourhood

18 September 2008 - The sight of citrus fruit rotting on the ground has inspired the launch of the Foghorn email ``blast''.