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BP Drops Price Again

BP Drops Price Again

23 October 2008 - BP is pleased to have today dropped the price of both petrol and diesel by four cents per liter due to continued decreases in the international price of refined petrol and diesel.

Don't Wait To Feel The Heat Before Being Sunsmart, Kiwis Warned

Don't Wait To Feel The Heat Before Being Sunsmart, Kiwis Warned

23 October 2008 - New Zealanders heading outdoors after a long winter are being warned not to under-estimate the burning power of the early summer sun.

Service And Food Workers Union Support Call To Abandon Cuts To Kiwisaver

23 OCTOBER 2008 - The Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota, which represents over 22,000 union members supports the call by Council of Trade Unions President Helen Kelly for the National Party to abandon their KiwiSaver cuts.

Gardeners Reminded To Take Precautions When Using Potting Mix

Gardeners Reminded To Take Precautions When Using Potting Mix

23 October 2008 - The Ministry of Health is reminding gardening enthusiasts about the dangers of using potting mix without taking the necessary precautions following the recent increase in case numbers for legionellosis (also known as Legionnaire's disease) over the past two to three weeks.

Council Future Proofs Credit

Council Future Proofs Credit

23 October 2008 - Recognition more than a year ago of the potential for national and international credit problems resulted in the Kapiti Coast District Council having the foresight to arrange access to a $45 million line of credit to draw on if required.

Rising Crater Lake Creates Changes Alert Level Remains At 1

Rising Crater Lake Creates Changes Alert Level Remains At 1

23 OCTOBER 2008 - The Crater Lake at White Island continues to refill. The lake, which almost completely evaporated in late-October 2007, started to refill in December 2007 and has now risen about 15 metres to be within about 9 metres of overflow.

Over Half A Billion Dollars Worth Of P Off The Streets

23 October 2008 - The latest Custom's seizure of the pills used to manufacture P, brings to a total since 2004, of over half a billion dollars worth of P that won't make its way to users, according to MethCon Group director Mike Sabin.

Police Get Tough On Liquor Ban Breaches

23 October 2008 - People who breach the public liquor ban in the designated city areas can expect to be arrested, says Inspector Kevin Riordan, acting Wellington Area Commander.

NZ Hacker `Hired' To Mount US Internet Attack: Prosecutor

NZ Hacker `Hired' To Mount US Internet Attack: Prosecutor

Wellington, Oct 23 NZPA - The American man jailed yesterday hacking a University of Pennsylvania computer server "effectively hired" a New Zealand teenager to carry out an attack on internet chat groups, a prosecutor says.

Nia Glassie Trial Continues With 11 Jurors

Rotorua, Oct 23 NZPA - The trial of five people charged over the death of Rotorua toddler Nia Glassie will continue with 11 jurors after a juror was discharged today.

The trial, in the High Court at Rotorua, was delayed this morning because it was understood a juror had failed to show.