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Accused Gives Evidence In Child Beating Case

Auckland, Sept 9 NZPA - An Auckland woman accused of inflicting head injuries which almost caused the death of her four-year-old son has told a jury her daughters were lying when they said she hit him.

Christchurch To Go Quiet For One Minute On 14 October

Christchurch To Go Quiet For One Minute On 14 October

Christchurch going quiet for one minute on Wednesday the 14th of October in the hope of raising awareness about the dangers of hearing loss is the aim of organisers of the city’s first Hearing Awareness Day on October 14.

Closure For Family As Body Confirmed As Tisha Lowry

Wellington, Sept 9 NZPA - The family of Tisha Lowry say they are pleased to finally have closure now her body has been recovered from beneath a Christchurch house.

Sentencing Delayed For High Speed Pursuit Driver

Wellington, Sept 9 NZPA - A Lower Hutt man accused of stealing a car and petrol, then leading police on a high-speed chase had his sentencing delayed when he appeared in Taupo District Court today.

Pandemic Influenza (H1N1) 09 Swine Flu - Update 149

Pandemic Influenza (H1N1) 09 Swine Flu - Update 149

Latest Numbers: There are a total of 3150 confirmed cases of Pandemic Influenza (H1N1) 09 swine flu, compared with 3146 on 7 September. These are people who have returned a positive laboratory test for pandemic influenza (H1N1) 09.

Developing New Medicines Worth Millions For New Zealand

Developing New Medicines Worth Millions For New Zealand

A special event at The University of Auckland on Friday 11 September will celebrate New Zealand's recent successes in discovering new medicines to treat cancer and other diseases.

IRD Door Smasher Says He Warned Of Terrorism

IRD Door Smasher Says He Warned Of Terrorism

Christchurch, Sept 9 NZPA - The man who drove his car through glass doors at the Inland Revenue Department building in Christchurch says he warned the department about terrorism but it had no security measures in place.

Arty Animals On Show At Vincents

Avid artist, and Downtown Community Ministry service user, Lynda Nelson shares the Vincents Gallery space next week for an exhibition lasting till the end of the month.

NZRL's Focus On Injury Prevention Helps Reduce ACC Claims

NZRL's Focus On Injury Prevention Helps Reduce ACC Claims

The New Zealand Rugby League's injury prevention programmes have led to a significant reduction in the number of ACC claims and costs in the past year.

Charges Laid As A Result Of Prison Incident

North Shore Police say a male inmate has been charged as a result of an incident at Auckland Prison, Paremoremo, on 27 August 2009.

Charges of Kidnapping, Assault with a weapon and Threatening to kill, have all been laid in the North Shore District Court.