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Historic Moment, Historic Gathering, Historic Cop Out

The 'climate deal' announced in Copenhagen today is a triumph of spin over substance said Oxfam International. The agreement - which was announced by the US, India, China and South Africa - has not been endorsed by the EU and many other countries.

Search & Rescue Operation

On Thursday evening Police were contacted after a 19year old Wellington man failed to meet his father as arranged after a 4 day tramp in the Otaki Forks area.

He was last seen Tuesday Morning at Waiotauru Hut by a Hunter.

Otaki

On Thursday evening Police were contacted after a 19 year old Wellington man failed to meet his father as arranged after a 4 day tramp in the Otaki Forks area.

He was last seen Tuesday morning at Waiotauru Hut by a hunter.

Big Day Out For Police

Police were out in force at checkpoints nationwide on Friday. The checkpoints were intended to raise awareness of the increasing Police concern at the rise in driving under the influence of drink or drugs.

Former Policeman Wants To Put The Record Straight

Auckland, Dec 19 NZPA - Jason Peters is a former policeman with a problem.

He is not the Jason Peters, also a former policeman, who caused a crash that nearly killed a woman near Maramarua in May, 2006, and he wants to put the record straight

DHB's Infected Computers De-Wormed By Monday

DHB's Infected Computers De-Wormed By Monday

Wellington, Dec 19 NZPA - The Waikato District Health Board expects to have all of its computers working again by Monday, after its systems were crippled by a computer worm.

Man In Napier Bus Standoff Gets Supervision

Wellington, Dec 19 NZPA - A man who threatened to blow himself up on a bus in central Napier has been sentenced to nine months supervision.

Communities Seek Stricter Regulation Of GM Plants And Animals

Communities Seek Stricter Regulation Of GM Plants And Animals

Auckland and Northland residents seek stricter regulation of any genetically modified (GM) plants and animals grown in their areas.

Employment Court Judgment Supports Corrections' Position

Employment Court Judgment Supports Corrections' Position

Corrections Chief Executive Barry Matthews welcomes the release of the Employment Court judgment today which supports the Department's position on the extension of double bunking.

Former Investment Banker Stole Nearly $18m Court Told

Former Investment Banker Stole Nearly $18m Court Told

Auckland, Dec 19 NZPA - A former ASB Bank investment banker took nearly $18 million from clients over nine years, the Serious Fraud Office has told a court.