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What Has Happened To Missing Engineer?

The possibility that something untoward has happened to a missing engineer cannot be ruled out after nearly two weeks without contact. 49-year-old Xizhong ZHU, known as Mark, lives alone in New Plymouth and works as an engineer for a local oil company.

Whangarei's First Energy Efficient Marine Township In Development

Whangarei's First Energy Efficient Marine Township In Development

Residents of Marsden Cove near Whangarei will soon be able to enjoy the ultimate in energy efficient living thanks to a recent agreement between Right House, New Zealand's energy efficiency solutions company and property developer, Hopper Developments.

Research Could Help Prevent Strawberry Birthmarks

Wellington, June 9 NZPA - New research into the development of strawberry birthmarks could help doctors to stunt their growth.

Anasuya Vishvanath studied infantile haemangioma as part of her PhD in cell and molecular biology at Victoria University.

Kiwi Invention Grabs 2nd In Brit Awards

A unique Kiwi invention that relieves neck pain for those who spend a lot of time looking up has taken second place in the Product Innovation category of the prestigious British Safety Industry Awards 2009.

Workers Should Not Pay The Price For Swine Flu

Workers Should Not Pay The Price For Swine Flu

9 June 2009 - Workers should not bear the costs of work-related swine flu exposure, says the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union.

The call follows the quarantining of several EPMU members and the tightening of quarantine regulations.

Investigation Into Sitting MP Continues

Investigation Into Sitting MP Continues

9 June 2009 - Inquiries are continuing into a complaint against a sitting Member of Parliament. Police in both Auckland and Wellington are investigating the allegations, which were made in Auckland.

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Lyall Bay Bus Incident

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Lyall Bay Bus Incident

9 June 2009 - Wellington Police are seeking witnesses to an attempted robbery that occurred at Lyall Bay on Friday 5 June 2009.

Police Release Details Of Masterton Assault Victim

9 June 2009 - Masterton Police have released details of the victim of an assault which occurred in the town last Thursday 4 June.

He was a 25 year old local named Koria Steven Matiaha.

Police Hunt Suspect For Epsom Attack

Police investigating the Epsom home invasion and assaults of June 3, have so far arrested two men and are looking for a third.

Archaeologists Unveil New Zealand Digital Resource

An online digital resource that records archaeological sites in New Zealand called ArchSite ( will be officially launched on Wednesday 10 June at the New Zealand Archaeological Association's (NZAA) annual conference in Wellington.