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Man Whose Dogs Attacked Partygoers Refused Bail

Auckland, Jan 12 NZPA - A man who allegedly set his dogs on west Auckland party-goers was refused bail and has been remanded in custody until his next court appearance on February 9.

Telecom's Online Shopping Mall Ferrit To Close

Telecom's Online Shopping Mall Ferrit To Close

Telecom has decided to close its online shopping mall Ferrit as part of the company's focus on the delivery of its core services.

Female Shearers Work Hard To Break World Record

Female Shearers Work Hard To Break World Record

"Federated Farmers wish Ingrid Baynes and her mother, Marg, the best of luck for their world record sheep shearing attempt tomorrow," says Bruce Wills, Federated Farmers Meat and Fibre spokesperson.

Man Cleared Over Pushing Mental Health Patient Off Patio

Christchurch, Jan 12 NZPA - A man accused of being involved in pushing a patient off a patio at Christchurch's Hillmorton Psychiatric Hospital leaving him paralysed had the charge dismissed today.

Woman Denies False Gang-Rape Claim

Christchurch, Jan 12 NZPA - A judge has asked police to disclose their grounds for charging a Christchurch woman with making a false gang-rape complaint, when he considers her application for continued name suppression on Thursday.

Long List Misses The Point

Source: Horticulture New Zealand
Long List Misses The Point

The long list of 179 dodgy melamine-affected products just updated by the New Zealand Food Safety Authority clearly highlights what New Zealand consumers are missing - country of origin labelling.

Have Your Say On Caring For Barbadoes Street Cemetery

Have Your Say On Caring For Barbadoes Street Cemetery

Have you ever stopped to consider why preserving cemeteries for future generations is important?

Water Restriction Announcement

Water Restriction Announcement

Monday January 12th 2009

Thames Coromandel District Council wishes to announce the following water restrictions are in place until further notice:

FULL HOSE AND SPRINKLER / IRRIGATION BAN The use of hoses and sprinklers/irrigation is banned in the following communities:

Life Pharmacy Limited Announces Appointment Of Marketing Communications Manager

Life Pharmacy Limited Announces Appointment Of Marketing Communications Manager

Life Pharmacy Limited (NZX: LPL), has appointed Anne Towns to the position of Marketing Communications Manager. Anne will be working across the Care Chemist pharmacy franchise group and the Tony Ferguson Weight Management Programme.

Prison Union Chief Says Behind-Bars Ring Not Surprising

Prison Union Chief Says Behind-Bars Ring Not Surprising

Wellington, Jan 12 NZPA - The head of a prison guards' union is not surprised by an alleged drug ring at Auckland's maximum-security prison at Paremoremo.