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Police Hunt For Two Escaped Prisoners

Police are trying to locate two prisoners who broke out of a police van at Palmerston North District Court yesterday afternoon (Thursday, 15 January).

Christchurch's Natural Wetland History Takes Central Stage

Christchurch, as its natural landscape was before the arrival of European settlers, will be replicated at the Ellerslie International Flower Show.

Summer Bonus For Winner Of $10k Life Pharmacy-revlon Prize Draw

Fiona Thompson-Koelman has ten thousand reasons to smile this summer after Gordon Ritson, the owner of Life Pharmacy Queensgate, presented her with a cheque for $10,000 for winning the latest nationwide Life Pharmacy-Revlon competition.

Summer To Smile About For Lumino Orewa Customer

Summer To Smile About For Lumino Orewa Customer

Lumino The Dentists Smile Studio customer Sylvia Keet will have a smile filled summer after the Orewa practice presented her with a top of the range Sony Smile Shutter digital camera. Sylvia won the prize after taking part in the Lumino The Dentists Smile Survey.

Black Power Members Back In Court Over Fatal Stabbing

Wellington, Jan 15 - Five Black Power gang members accused of stabbing a man to death late last year reappeared in the New Plymouth district court today.

Peri Niwa, 31, a scaffolder, was stabbed to death on November 16 in the New Plymouth suburb of Moturoa.

Pair In Court In Relation To Pharmacy Robberies

Wellington, Jan 15 NZPA - Two people alleged to have robbed two pharmacies in Wellington appeared in Lower Hutt District Court this afternoon.

Mortgage Rate Cut To 2004 Level

Mortgage Rate Cut To 2004 Level

15 January 2009 - Kiwibank has cut its variable (floating) home loan rate to 6.99%, the lowest rate for variable loans since May 2004. It has also cut medium and long term fixed rates.

Sky Sport 'Celebrates' Australia Day

Sky Sport 'Celebrates' Australia Day

15 January 2009 - In the afterglow of the Rugby League World Cup, SKY Sport, with a little help from Kiwibank, will be celebrating Australia Day in style on Monday 26 January.

Holiday Travellers Urged To Take Care

Holiday Travellers Urged To Take Care

15 January 2009 - Wellingtonians heading out of town for Anniversary Weekend or returning home from summer holidays are urged to be vigilant and patient when on the roads over the next few days.

Public Transport Responding To Travel Demand In 2009

Public Transport Responding To Travel Demand In 2009

Providing people with an affordable, convenient and safe public passenger transport system will be a key policy objective for Environment Canterbury in 2009.