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Fast Rising Local Band For Bluff Oyster Festival

Fast Rising Local Band For Bluff Oyster Festival

While the Bluff Oyster & Food Festival is well known for showcasing local seafood, particularly the iconic Bluff Oyster, it is also provides wonderful exposure for local talent.

Picton Fumigators May Have Failed Both Safety And Indian Requirements

The Marlborough District Council, Port Marlborough, log exporter Zindia and fumigator Genera, should all be deeply ashamed at the release of tonnes of highly toxic ozone destroying methyl bromide gas from Port Shakespeare last Friday night, according to the Soil & Health Association of NZ.

Nine On Trial Today Over Alleged Exorcism Death

Wellington, May 4 NZPA - The trial begins in the High Court at Wellington today of nine members of a Lower Hutt family charged with manslaughter over the death of 22-year-old Janet Moses during an alleged maketu, or curse-lifting, ceremony.

Musician Ben Lee Washed Mother-In-Law’s Feet During Hindu Wedding With Lone Skye

Musician Ben Lee Washed Mother-In-Law’s Feet During Hindu Wedding With Lone Skye

Musician-actor Ben Lee reportedly washed the feet of his mother and his bride actress Ione Skye's mother during his recent traditional Hindu wedding ceremony in Malaikodi village near Chennai in south India.

Queen's Jeweller Designs Pieces For Cancer Awareness

Wellington, May 3 NZPA - A New Zealand jeweller who designs pieces for the Queen, has created a brooch and pendant in an attempt to raise awareness of gynaecological cancer.

Peter Minturn's idea for the jewellery came from a friend whose mother died from uterine cancer four years ago.

Poaching Expert Studies Roaring Trade In Illegal Tiger Products

2 May 2009 - Wildlife economist Brendan Moyle has been on a secret mission to explode myths about the illegal trade of tiger products in China.

Sympathy For Waitemata DHB Over Funding But Board Responsible

Sympathy For Waitemata DHB Over Funding But Board Responsible

Wellington, May 1 NZPA - A report criticising the Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) over sub-standard patient care expressed some sympathy over chronic funding issues, but ultimately placed accountability with the board.

Update On Preparations For Health Response To The Influenza A (H1N1) Threat

Lakes and Bay of Plenty DHBs will continue to closely monitor the Influenza A (H1N1) health response for the district over the weekend from a joint Emergency Operations Centre( EOC).

Forestry Fatality In Napier

Forestry Fatality In Napier

The Napier Police were called a forestry block near Te Pohue off the Napier Taupo Road this morning as a result of a fatality of a forestry worker who was hit by a branch of a tree as it slid down a hillside.

Updated Case Numbers For Hawke's Bay Influenza A (H1N1), Swine Flu Health Alert

Updated Case Numbers For Hawke's Bay Influenza A (H1N1), Swine Flu Health Alert

Hawke's Bay District Health Board is continuing to identify and screen people who are unwell and who have returned from, or been in contact with people who have retuned from, Mexico or North America in the last seven days.

As at 1500 hours, 01 May 2009: