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Operation Hopes To Reduce Residential Burglaries

Operation Hopes To Reduce Residential Burglaries

16 June 2009 - Christchurch Police have terminated a three month operation targeting known burglars and receivers.

"Fan Sites" Now Core Services For Councils?

"Fan Sites" Now Core Services For Councils?

16 June 2009 - "The speed of the Government's purchase of Queens Wharf in Auckland has raised the eyebrows of our council members, given the recent discussion on the role of local government," Kerry Prendergast, Vice-President of Local Government New Zealand said today.

Drop In NZ Abortion Rate Must Not Lead To Complacency

Drop In NZ Abortion Rate Must Not Lead To Complacency

16 June 2009 - Family Life International NZ welcomes today's news that the number of abortions occurring annually in New Zealand dropped slightly in 2008, however they also encourage people to consider this reduction in the context of the last five years, in order to avoid becoming complacent abo

Funding Boost For Plunket Dads

Funding Boost For Plunket Dads

16 June 2009 - New Zealand children and their Dads are set to benefit from a $15,000 donation to Plunket from the innovative Sovereign Sunshine initiative.

Taito Field Case Witness Accused Of Lying By Defence Counsel

Taito Field Case Witness Accused Of Lying By Defence Counsel

Auckland, June 16 NZPA - A Thai tiler who claimed that he was asked by Taito Phillip Field to work on his house in Samoa in exchange for a work permit was today accused of telling lies.

Antioxidant Supplement Helps Men's Chances Of Becoming Fathers, Research Finds

16 June 2009 - Up to half of all infertile men could improve their chances of becoming fathers with an antioxidant mineral supplement which also provides benefits for every would-be Dad.

Drug Pair's Bail Bid Put Off Until Friday

Wellington, June 16 NZPA - Two men, one a Wellington medical practitioner, charged with importing and supplying the class B drug fantasy, a date rape and party drug, have had their bail applications put off until Friday.

Pathologist Describes An An Liu's Neck Injuries

Auckland, June 16 NZPA - The man who carried out the autopsy on An An Liu in 2007 says she was probably strangled with a tie found around her neck.

Timothy Koelmeyer was testifying on what is expected to be the last day of prosecution evidence at the murder trial of Nai Yin Xue.

New GM For Northern Auckland Kindergarten Association

New GM For Northern Auckland Kindergarten Association

Northern Auckland Kindergarten Association (NAKA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jacki Richardson as the new General Manager. 

HIV-Positive Man Keeps Name Suppression

HIV-Positive Man Keeps Name Suppression

Wellington, June 16 NZPA - The man accused of infecting several sexual partners with the HIV virus has kept his name suppression, at least until Friday.

The 40-year-old HIV-positive man reappeared in Auckland District Court today.