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Union Rat To Plague McDonald's

Union Rat To Plague McDonald's

19 September 2008 - A giant union rat will be appearing outside McDonald's restaurants throughout Auckland over the coming weeks. Unite union is asking the public to support workers who will be striking to gain pay equity with other fast food companies.

Presbyterian Church Has New Elected Leader

Presbyterian Church Has New Elected Leader

19 September 2008 - The Right Rev Dr Graham Redding is the new Moderator or elected leader of the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand. He begins his two year term from 2 October 2008.

The Facts About The Proposed Kapiti Beach Bylaw 2008

The Facts About The Proposed Kapiti Beach Bylaw 2008

19 September 2008 - Contrary to the initial report on the front page of the Dominion Post on September 15, NO recommendation was ever made to the Kapiti Coast District Council to endorse nudity on the beach and the Council did not endorse a recommendation which did not exist.

"She'll Be Right" Is Not Good Enough For Monetary Policy

"She'll Be Right" Is Not Good Enough For Monetary Policy

19 September 2008 - The Finance and Expenditure Select Committee's decision to keep the status quo on monetary policy is a lost opportunity for New Zealand's manufacturers and workers, says the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union.

Ministry Of Economic Development Annual Roadshow In A Town Near You

Ministry Of Economic Development Annual Roadshow In A Town Near You

19 September 2008 - The Ministry of Economic Development (MED) begins it annual business update and training sessions from the 30th of September and will be visiting towns throughout New Zealand.

Billboards Urge Waikato Motorists To `Wake Up'

Billboards Urge Waikato Motorists To `Wake Up'

19 September 2008 - New road-side billboards are being installed on Waikato highways to alert drivers and their passengers about the dangers of driving tired.

Pacific Water Safety Strategy Launched

19 September 2008 - Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) has today officially launched the Pacific Peoples Water Safety Strategy.

Adhb Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of First Open Heart Surgery In NZ

Adhb Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of First Open Heart Surgery In NZ

19 September 2008 - This year marks the 50th anniversary of New Zealand's first successful open heart surgery. This procedure made NZ history in 1958 and is performed almost routinely today.

Kiwi Bach Wins UNESCO Heritage Award

Kiwi Bach Wins UNESCO Heritage Award

A humble kiwi bach on Rangitoto Island has made the big league by winning an international award for heritage conservation - a first for New Zealand.

Approaches To Students Concern Police

Porirua Police encourage residents to report suspicious activity after two incidents in recent weeks where Tawa Intermediate students have been approached by strangers.