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Operation Lowry

13 October 2008 - Tisha Lowry has now been missing for over two weeks.

Shell NZ Cleared To Acquire Certain Aviation Fuel Assets Of Mobil Oil NZ

Shell NZ Cleared To Acquire Certain Aviation Fuel Assets Of Mobil Oil NZ

The Commerce Commission has cleared Shell New Zealand Limited to acquire Mobil Oil New Zealand Limited's Aerostop network assets.

Celebrities Bake Sweet Treats For Red Cross Lunch

13 October 2008 - Can Paul Holmes mix it in the kitchen? Would Dai Henwood's lemon meringue pie make you laugh?

Now's your chance to find out - at the New Zealand Red Cross Cookbook celebrity lunch on 29 October at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Auckland.

Regulations Released For Energy And Industry In The Emissions Trading Scheme

13 October 2008 - Draft regulations have been released covering obligations under the emissions trading scheme for participants in the stationary energy and industrial processes sectors, says Dave Brash, General Manager of the government's Emissions Trading Group.

Minister Is Failing Farmed Animals

13 October 2008 - New Zealand Open Rescue has produced a five minute documentary reviewing intensive farming in New Zealand. The documentary is targeted to MP's and calls for party policy on Animal Welfare.

Church Road Releases Its Sought-after Cuve Wines More Widely

13 October 2008 - Wines from the exclusive Church Road Cuve series, which up to now were only available through the Church Road cellar door, will be available in fine wine outlets for the first time from October 2008.

New 3D X-Ray Machine Set To Transform Dental Surgery

13 October 2008 - Auckland's first Galileos dental and facial x-ray machine* was the star performer at the grand opening of the new Oral Surgery Associates practice at Ascot Central on Friday evening (10th October).

Unions Applaud Retraining For Laid-Off Workers

Unions Applaud Retraining For Laid-Off Workers

13 OCTOBER 2008 - A retraining allowance will assist long-service workers if they are made redundant says Helen Kelly, Council of Trade Unions' President.

Safe City Officers To Begin Patrolling Christchurch's Central City Streets

Safe City Officers To Begin Patrolling Christchurch's Central City Streets

13 October 2008 - Safe City Officers will begin patrolling Christchurch's central city streets from next Monday (20 October).

Harsher Penalties Proposed For Fine Dodgers

Wellington, Oct 13 NZPA - Serial fine-dodgers are in the Government's crosshairs as the level of unpaid fines hits more than $780 million.

In July over 500,000 New Zealanders owed $783.4 million, mostly from traffic offences, the Dominion Post reported.