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Ambulance Driver Assaulted "Vulnerable" Women

Ambulance Driver Assaulted "Vulnerable" Women

Wellington, Dec 4 NZPA - A psychological assessment has been ordered for an ambulance driver who admitted indecently assaulting three women in his care.

Masterton Woman Jailed For Fatal Beating Of Man

Wellington, Dec 4 NZPA - A Masterton woman who beat a man to death during a drunken confrontation has been jailed .

Diamond Orupe, 21, pleaded guilty in the High Court in Wellington yesterday to the manslaughter of her partner's stepfather, Steven Matiaha, The Dominion Post reported.

Opening The Arts Door To Disabled Audiences

Artists and arts organisations around the country, already opening their doors to disabled audiences and gallery visitors, are profiled in a practical guide on the arts and disability to be launched by Creative New Zealand in partnership with Arts Access Aotearoa on 4 December.

Global Measles Deaths Drop By 78%, But Resurgence Likely

Measles deaths worldwide have fallen by 78 per cent in the past eight years, but global immunization experts warn of a resurgence in measles deaths if vaccination efforts are not sustained.

Pillow Fight Trial Thrown Out

Pillow Fight Trial Thrown Out

Wellington, Dec 3 NZPA - The trial for a man accused of assault after allegedly hitting his nephew on the head with a sofa cushion has been thrown out by a Wellington District Court judge today just before a jury trial was set to start.

Encouraging Signs On Retaining Auckland's Local Government Workers

Encouraging Signs On Retaining Auckland's Local Government Workers

The Public Service Association says there are encouraging signs that the Cabinet has listened to the union in its call to hold onto Auckland's local government workforce in the creation of the new 'super city.'

Guilty Verdict In Teen Murder Case

Guilty Verdict In Teen Murder Case

Auckland, Dec 3 NZPA - A 25-year-old man has been found guilty of the murder of a 14-year-old South Auckland cannabis dealer .

Taranaki Rugby Player Fined For Assault

Taranaki Rugby Player Fined For Assault

Wellington, Dec 3 NZPA - Taranaki rugby player Paul Perez today had a $750 fine added to previously ordered reparation costs for choking and punching his pregnant partner.

Perez, 23, was found guilty of three charges of domestic violence in New Plymouth District Court last month.

The Non-Stop Gig

The Non-Stop Gig

Tune in this Sunday to New Zealand's FIRST internet-only gig c4tv.co.nz/thenonstopgig

Restricted Fire Season Declared In Southland

Restricted Fire Season Declared In Southland

A restricted fire season for the whole of the southern district has been declared on Saturday because of the potential risk of fire.