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Christchurch VC Honoured In Belgium

Christchurch VC Honoured In Belgium

15 September 2008 - New Zealand Defence Force personnel took part in the unveiling of a special plaque to honour Christchurch VC holder, Sergeant Henry James Nicholas VC, in Belgium on Sunday 14 September.

Air Force Puts Crew Through Paces At 250 Feet

Air Force Puts Crew Through Paces At 250 Feet

15 September 2008 - Central North Island residents and residents of Central Otago and the West Coast of the South Island should not be alarmed at the sight of Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) C-130 Hercules aircraft flying as low as 250 ft over the region from 15 - 26 September.

Environment Waikato Appoints New Chief Executive

15 September 2008 - Acting Environment Waikato chairman John Fisher has announced today the appointment of New Zealander Bob Laing as the regional council's new chief executive.

Hamilton Aggravated Robbery

15 September 2008 - Hamilton Police are seeking information from the public on anyone offering cheap cigarettes or tobacco for sale following the aggravated robbery of a service station on Sunday morning.

Matamata Toddler Death

15 September 2008 - Waikato Police are currently investigating the tragic death of a toddler, run over in a quiet residential street in Matamata yesterday.

Hamilton Stabbing Update

15 September 2008 - Hamilton Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a stabbing in a busy city street market on Saturday morning.

Detective Mark Watt of Hamilton CIB said a man was stabbed following an argument at the Frankton Markets about 9.15am.

Foodtown, Countdown And Woolworths Win The Grocery Basket Price War In Auckland

15 SEPTEMBER 2008 - Supermarket shoppers looking for low prices, especially in Auckland, might like to head to Foodtown, Countdown and Woolworths supermarkets, according to a new pricing survey from Consumer Magazine.

New Appointment - Group Conference And Incentive Sales Manager Heritage Hotel Management

15 SEPTEMBER 2008 - Shelley Eastwood has been appointed the new Group Conference and Incentive Sales Manager for Heritage Hotel Management.

AgResearch To Put Its Flame Resistant Fabric To The Test - On A Person

AgResearch To Put Its Flame Resistant Fabric To The Test - On A Person

15 September 2008 - For the first time ever AgResearch will put its revolutionary stab and flame resistant fabric it developed about a year ago, to the test on a person, when a blow torch is applied to the vest of the material worn by a male model today.

New Zealanders Now Recycle More Than Three Out Of Every Five Glass Containers

New Zealanders Now Recycle More Than Three Out Of Every Five Glass Containers

15 September 2008 - The Glass Packaging Forum reports that glass recovery is up to 62% from 53% in the previous year.