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Aquaflow And US Refinery Leader UOP Join Forces On Renewable Fuels

Aquaflow And US Refinery Leader UOP Join Forces On Renewable Fuels

30 October 2008 - New Zealand-based Aquaflow Bionomic Corporation and United States-based UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together in two spheres.

Pakistan: Severe Earthquakes Leave Thousands Homeless

30 October 2008 - Thousands of people have been made homeless and hundreds have been killed or injured by three earthquakes, which rocked southwest Pakistan before daybreak on Wednesday.

David Bain To Ask Privy Council To Acquit Him Of Murder Charges

(Crcts H7074, amending intro to reflect that Bain's convictions have been quashed, and date in second par)

Auckland, Oct 30 NZPA - Multiple murder accused David Bain wants to go back to the Privy Council in England to have the murder charges against him dismissed.

Maritime Union Gives Qualified Support To South Island Ports Merger

Maritime Union Gives Qualified Support To South Island Ports Merger

30 OCTOBER 2008 - The Maritime Union of New Zealand has offered qualified support to the merger of Lyttelton Port Company and the Port of Otago announced today.

Sir Edmund Hillary Stamps Celebrate A Life Lived To The Full

30 OCTOBER 2008 - He was the quintessential Kiwi whose daring and can-do attitude took him to the top of the world, the ends of the earth and the highest of honours.

NZ Lotteries Announces Record Lottery Grants Transfer Of $156.8 Million In 2007/2008

NZ Lotteries Announces Record Lottery Grants Transfer Of $156.8 Million In 2007/2008

30 October 2008 - NZ Lotteries has announced a new record transfer to the NZ Lottery Grants Board of $156.8 million for the 2007/2008 financial year, $9.3 million more than last year, NZ Lotteries' Chief Executive Todd McLeay, said today.

Genetically Modified Menagerie Puts Reputation At Risk

30 OCTOBER 2008 - Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) has lodged a submission to the Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA) opposing AgResearch's application to introduce a range of genetically modified animals, saying that it would undermine ERMA's authority and risks New Zealand's 'cle

Feedback Sought On Draft Code Of Welfare For Sheep & Beef Cattle

30 October 2008 - Minimum standards of animal welfare and recommended best practices for anyone responsible for sheep and beef cattle are outlined in a new draft code of welfare to be released for consultation by the National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) tomorrow.

Destiny Church Response To TV3 News Item

Destiny Church Response To TV3 News Item

30 October 2008 - TV3 News ran a story tonight creating the impression that Destiny Church was building an exclusive housing community for church members.

This assertion couldn't be further from the truth.

Kaitaia Robbery

Kaitaia Police have arrested a 32-year-old unemployed man for the robbery of the Kaitaia ANZ Bank on Thursday October 16.

Neville James Junior King, aged 32 years, appeared in the Kaitaia District Court yesterday charged with robbery and cultivation of cannabis.