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Smuggling Claims A Smokescreen Say ASH

Smuggling Claims A Smokescreen Say ASH

13 August 2009 - Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) says claims by the NZ Association of Convenience Stores that black market tobacco trade would increase following a ban on the display of tobacco products are a gross distortion of the facts.

Public Views Sought On Council Funding Of Conservatorium Of Music

13 August 2009 - Public consultation begins next week on the Christchurch City Council's proposal to fund a new building for the University of Canterbury at the Christchurch Arts Centre.

Man Accused Of Rape And Kidnapping Remanded In Custody

Wellington, Aug 13 NZPA - A Turangi man alleged to have kidnapped and subjected a Rotorua woman to what police describe as a "nasty sexual assault" made a brief appearance in Taupo District Court today.

Man Accused Of Triple Shooting Remanded In Custody

Man Accused Of Triple Shooting Remanded In Custody

Wellington, Aug 13 NZPA - A man accused of a triple shooting in Palmerston North last week was remanded in custody when he appeared in Palmerston North District Court yesterday.

Rheon St Clair Albert, 27, faced three charges of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

Sonny Fai's Sister Speaks Of Family's Closure At Inquest

Auckland, Aug 13 NZPA - A coroner's verdict that New Zealand Warriors rugby league player Sonny Fai had drowned has brought closure to his family, his sister said today.

Victory Square Kindergarten Developments.

Teachers, children and parents at Victory Square Kindergarten will benefit from improvements to the building, which have just been completed. The additions and alterations will be blessed at a ceremony on Friday.

The Road To Chunuk Bair - World War I Diary Online

Mayor Michael Laws today said historians, students and the community now have access to a fascinating new online resource - the Company diary of the 7th Wellington West Coast Company serving with the Wellington Infantry Battalion in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War I.

Fans To Shoot This Year's All Blacks Poster

Fans and new 3D technology to create this year's adidas All Blacks poster

adidas is celebrating its 10th anniversary All Blacks sponsorship by providing fans an opportunity to take photos of the team and create this year's official digital 3D All Blacks poster.

Complaint Over Medical Centre's Care Upheld

Wellington, Aug 13 NZPA - A woman who was left incontinent after an array of doctors took months to diagnose her symptoms has had her complaint against The Palms Medical Centre in Palmerston North upheld.

Trans-Tasman Tourism Partnership Announced

In what represents a major boost for New Zealand's inbound and domestic tourism industry, the New Zealand Automobile Association and Australian Automobile Clubs are to combine their respective tourism marketing, guides and web operations in partnership, forming Club Tourism Publishing, the South