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St John Expanding Services To Treat People In Homes

St John Expanding Services To Treat People In Homes

Wellington, May 16 NZPA - Ambulance operator St John says it is trying to reduce demand on hospital emergency services, and aims to extend an existing service to treat some patients at home who have rung the emergency 111 system.

Mountain Safety Council Against Firearms Law Changes

Wellington, May 16 NZPA - The Mountain Safety Council does not support changes to New Zealand's gun ownership laws in the wake of last week's fatal Napier siege.

Qantas Media Awards 2009 Results

Qantas Media Awards 2009 Results Qantas Fellow to Wolfson College, Cambridge Chris Barton

Print Industry Award for Outstanding Achievement Peter Bromhead

Human Rights Commissioner Made Aids Foundation Life Member

Wellington, May 15 NZPA - Human Rights Commissioner Richard Tankersley, one of the first people in New Zealand to volunteer to help stop HIV, is being awarded life membership of the New Zealand Aids Foundation (NZAF).

Five Health Feasibility Studies Receive $1 Million

Wellington, May 15 NZPA - The Government's health research funding agency has allocated $1 million to five feasibility studies for health research.

Man Runs Over Brother - Court Told

Wellington, May 15 NZPA - A Hamilton man who reversed over his brother after deliberately driving after a group of partygoers says he was trying to stop an attack on his sibling.

Police Summary Of Events Leading Up To Rescue Of Wounded

Wellington, May 15 NZPA - Many acts of bravery occurred during the Napier shooting siege last week, police revealed today.

At Least A Dozen People Braved Gunman's Fire To Help Wounded

Wellington, May 15 NZPA - At least a dozen people were shot at or ignored the risk of being shot during bids to rescue victims of gunman Napier gunman Jan Molenaar.

Man Sentenced To Six Years' Jail After Marlborough Stabbing

Wellington, May 15 NZPA - A man who pleaded guilty to stabbing a young man with broken glass, and later with a kitchen knife, in Marlborough in 2007 has been sentenced to six years in jail.

Scientists Eye Rope Trick To Save Whitebait From Frittering Away

Wellington, May 15 NZPA - New Zealand scientists have found that the "furry" ropes on which farmed mussels cling can be used to provide quick, cheap and effective "fish ladders" for juvenile eels and inanga.