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Bluff To Cape Student Spending Christmas Having A Beer In Timaru

Bluff To Cape Student Spending Christmas Having A Beer In Timaru

23 December 2008 - Emma Daken to celebrate Xmas and 55 days on the road in Timaru in her quest to set record as youngest Kiwi to walk the length of NZ - for Cystic Fibrosis research

Massey Research May Be At Odds With Previous Conventional Wisdom About Extent Of Problem Gambling Impacts

Massey Research May Be At Odds With Previous Conventional Wisdom About Extent Of Problem Gambling Impacts

23 December 2008 - The recently reported assessment by Massey University of the social impacts of gambling may raise some important questions about existing conventional wisdoms the Chief Executive of the Charity Gaming Association, Francis Wevers, said today.

Water Safety New Zealand Warns Against A Repeat Of History

Water Safety New Zealand Warns Against A Repeat Of History

23 December 2008 - With Christmas upon us, it brings with it the traditional time for holidays and relaxing with family and friends.

I Don't Want To Lose Any Of My Friends And Loved Ones On The Roads This Holiday Period

I Don't Want To Lose Any Of My Friends And Loved Ones On The Roads This Holiday Period

23 December 2008 - "It's a very sad fact of life that several of us are likely to be killed on the roads during the Christmas and New Year holiday period," says AA spokesman Simon Lambourne.

Bail Bid Fails For 16yo On Murder Charge

Wellington, Dec 23 NZPA - Two teenagers charged with the murder of taxi driver Abdulrahman Ikhtiari will stay in custody for a pre-depositions conference session on January 30.

Name suppression on the older youth was been lifted at the Christchurch District Court today.

Commerce Commission Releases Third Report On Broadband Quality

Commerce Commission Releases Third Report On Broadband Quality

23 December 2008 - The third quarterly report on broadband quality has been released by the Commerce Commission.

National Roaming Update

National Roaming Update

23 December 2008 - On 5 September 2008, the Minister for Communications and Information Technology wrote asking the Commission to consider whether there were reasonable grounds to commence an investigation into whether regulation of national roaming should be extended to include price.

From Acorn To Oak, NZ's Largest Arboretum Celebrates 100 Years

23 December 2008 - Gisborne's Eastwoodhill Arboretum returns next year to the Ellerslie International Flower Show with an exhibit to celebrate the centennial of Douglas Cook's dream to establish New Zealand's largest arboretum.

Cycling Advocates Support New Cycling And Walking Guide

Cycling Advocates Support New Cycling And Walking Guide

23 DECEMBER 2008 - The Cycling Advocates' Network congratulates the Ministry of Transport on its recent release of a new guide for improving cycling and walking facilities in New Zealand.

All Black In Court Accused Of Assaulting Partner

All Black In Court Accused Of Assaulting Partner

Hastings, Dec 23 NZPA - All Black flanker Adam Thomson made a brief appearance in the Hastings District Court this morning charged with assaulting his partner following an incident on Sunday.