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P-Addict Jailed For Violent Attack

P-Addict Jailed For Violent Attack

Christchurch, May 7 NZPA - A violent P-user was told he presented "an ugly face" to the world when he consumed alcohol and drugs.

Crown Case In Bain Trial Close To An End

Crown Case In Bain Trial Close To An End

Wellington, May 7 NZPA - The High Court has set aside all day for legal argument on the 40th day of the trial of David Bain on charges of murdering five members of his family in Dunedin in 1994.

Scrap Vehicles To Win

This May, the Ministry of Transport is offering motorists in Christchurch and Wellington instant rewards when they scrap unwanted vehicles. Participating vehicle recyclers will also be giving these motorists the chance to win a brand new Toyota Corolla.

Day Left For Comment On Nrc's Draft 10-year Plan

A proposed rate to help fund the region's rescue helicopter service dominates comments made by 300-plus submitters to the Northland Regional Council's Draft Northland Community Plan 2009-2019.

Convicted Murderer To Appeal

Wellington, May 7 NZPA - A Nelson man is appealing a conviction for murdering his neighbour two years ago.

Damian Harley MacDonald, 22, was sentenced in February to life imprisonment with a minimum non-parole period of 10 years for murdering Nicholas Winter, 26.

Community Coalition Backs MPs Social Wellbeing Proposal

Members of the Community Coalition for Auckland; Voices of Tamaki Makaurau, have acted decisively to dispel fears that a personal attack against Waitakere MP Paula Bennett was launched yesterday.

Vodafone And Telecom Reach Agreement

Vodafone and Telecom NZ have worked together over the last 48 hours to reach a solution to resolve the issues between them, which have been identified by both parties.

Unique International Accreditation Places A 'line In The Sand' Between Carbonzero Programme And Its' Competitors.

Landcare Research's carboNZero programme has become the first greenhouse gas certification scheme in the world to receive international accreditation under the auspices of the International Accreditation Forum (IAF).

More New Zealanders Than Ever Watching Locally Made TV

More New Zealanders Than Ever Watching Locally Made TV

NZ On Air's annual survey of the amount of local content on New Zealand television has found that more New Zealanders than ever are tuning in to locally made TV.

CHC Real Estate Star No. 1 For 10th Year In A Row

CHC Real Estate Star No. 1 For 10th Year In A Row

May 2009 - For an unprecedented 10th year in a row Christchurch real estate identity Alison Aitken has been named Harcourts' Number One Sales Consultant in Harcourts' Christchurch region, ahead of more than 400 other Harcourts sales consultants in the region.