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Environment Southland Proposal Disappointing

Environment Southland Proposal Disappointing

3 APRIL 2009 - Environment Southland's proposal to increase fees on water takes has surprised and disappointed Southland District Council chief executive David Adamson.

Man Charged With Lower Hutt Sex Attack

Wellington, April 3 NZPA - A 32-year-old man has appeared in court charged with committing a sex attack in Lower Hutt on Waitangi Day.

Bakers Prepare For Hot Cross Bun Blitz

3 APRIL 2009 - Bakers Delight bakeries around the country are gearing up for a Hot Cross Bun blitz next Thursday ahead of the Easter weekend.

Sad Child Pornography Offender Gets Home Detention

Christchurch, April 3 NZPA - Home detention was imposed on a 46-year-old man who admitted having thousands of child sexual abuse files on his computer.

City Vision Achieve Renewed Support For Waterview Tunnel Option

City Vision Achieve Renewed Support For Waterview Tunnel Option

3 APRIL 2009 - At Auckland City Councils Transport Committee yesterday, City Vision-Labour Councillors pushed Citizens and Ratepayers (C&R) into reaffirming their support for the tunnel option for the State Highway 20 (SH20) Waterview connection.

Sue Kedgley Launches Petition For Healthy Food In Schools

Sue Kedgley Launches Petition For Healthy Food In Schools

Auckland, April 3 NZPA - The days of a fatty pie or cream bun from the school tuck shop may be over -- again -- if Green MP Sue Kedgley has her way.

Ms Kedgley was due to launch a nationwide petition in Auckland today to reintroduce guidelines forcing schools to sell healthy food.

Public Service Apprenticeships Needed To Combat Recession - EPMU Industry Council

Public Service Apprenticeships Needed To Combat Recession - EPMU Industry Council

3 APRIL 2009 - The Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union's Public Services Industry Council has issued a resolution calling for District Health Boards, councils and their trading organisations to absorb apprentices who are being made redundant by local firms.

Retrial Of Tokoroa 15-year-old Set For Hamilton

Wellington, April 3 NZPA - The retrial for a Tokoroa 15-year-old charged with murdering Shayne Pita Walker, also known as Shayne Pita Stark, in January 2008, will be held in Hamilton.

Trial For Murder Accused Postponed After Court Told He Is Dying

Rotorua, April 3 NZPA - Setting a trial date for a man charged with murdering Grant "Granite" Adams has been postponed for two months as he is dying.

Locum To Hold Together Wellington's Child Cancer Service

Wellington, April 3 NZPA - Wellington's child cancer service will be held together by a locum specialist while the search begins for permanent oncologists to replace the husband and wife team who quit yesterday, only six months after starting work.