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Op Armour

Op Armour

At about 2.45am today, Wednesday 14th January 2009, the premises of Armourguard in Opawa Street, Blenheim was entered and a substantial amount of cash stolen.

American Greetings Announces Authorization For $75 Million Share Repurchase Program

American Greetings Announces Authorization For $75 Million Share Repurchase Program

CLEVELAND, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Police Name Shooting Victim

Police Name Shooting Victim

Wellington, Jan 13 NZPA - Police have named a man who was shot dead at a house north of Auckland last night.

He was Gene Patrick Atkins, a 28-year-old concrete layer from Orewa.

Redvale Shooting - Man Appears In Court

Redvale Shooting - Man Appears In Court

A 30 year old male painter has appeared in the North Shore District Court today charged with unlawful possession of a firearm.

The man has been granted interim name suppression. He's been remanded in custody until his next scheduled court appearance Friday 23 January 2009.

Elections In Two Meat & Wool New Zealand Electorates

Elections In Two Meat & Wool New Zealand Electorates

Meat & Wool New Zealand will conduct director elections in two of its electoral districts this year.

Three nominations have been received for the Northern North Island district. They are Tom Mandeno of Tuakau (incumbent), James Parsons of Broadwood and James Reeves of Hamilton.

Name Suppression Lifted On Pair Charged Over Opotiki Killing

Tauranga, Jan 13 NZPA - Two young people charged over the death of retired Opotiki schoolteacher John Rowe in November can now be named.

ALAC Welcomes Focus On Alcohol-Related Harm

ALAC Welcomes Focus On Alcohol-Related Harm

The Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) has welcomed the Liquor Licensing Authority's (LLA) decision to refuse an application for a Porirua off-licence in Cannons Creek because the authority believes it would result in an increase in alcohol-related harm.

Man Injured In Alleged Pre-Christmas Assault Out Of Coma

Tauranga, Jan 13 NZPA - A Tauranga teenager allegedly attacked outside a dance a few days before Christmas has only recently come out of a coma, a court was told today.

Crossbow Accused Dies Three Years After Murder Acquittal

(Crcts headline of H9195)

Christchurch, Jan 13 NZPA - A man acquitted in a famous crossbow murder trial has died and the latest prosecution against him -- receiving stolen property -- was stayed at court today.

Back Growth By Backing Agriculture, Government Told

"With the Government's economic ministers meeting in Wellington this Thursday, Federated Farmers has offered five words of advice, 'back growth by backing agriculture'," says Don Nicolson, Federated Farmers President.