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David Bain's Sister Confided Having Sex With Their Father

David Bain's Sister Confided Having Sex With Their Father

Christchurch, May 12 NZPA - David Bain's sister Laniet confided to a friend that she had an incestuous relationship with her father, the High Court in Chrsitchurch was told today.

Murder Accused Remanded For Deps Hearing

Wanganui, May 12 NZPA - A woman charged with murdering three-year-old Cherish Tahuri-Wright had been remanded in custody for a depositions hearing after her latest appearance in Wanganui District Court.

The hearing has been set down for 10 days starting on July 20.

Baby Injured When Accidentally Dropped: Accused Man

Wellington, May 12 NZPA - The father of a seven-week-old girl admitted to hospital with broken collar and thigh bones told police that the injuries occurred when he accidentally dropped her, a court was told today.

Nine Year Sentence Not Enough, Says Kidnapped Girl's Father

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By Alastair Bull of NZPA

Auckland, May 12 NZPA - The father of a five-year-old girl abducted and held for five days on Auckland's North Shore last year is disappointed at the kidnapper's nine year jail sentence.

Mark Watson Cancels Wellington Season Due To Family Medical Emergency

Mark Watson Cancels Wellington Season Due To Family Medical Emergency

British comedian Mark Watson has had to cut short his tour to the 2009 NZ International Comedy Festival due to a family medical emergency.

He will return to the UK following the conclusion of his Auckland season this Saturday May 16.

May Skiing And Riding On The Cards For Mt Hutt

May Skiing And Riding On The Cards For Mt Hutt

Skiers and riders can look forward to hitting Mt Hutt's slopes later this month as ski area staff work to open two weeks ahead of schedule for the first time in at least 10 years.

Statement From Jan Pryor, Chief Commissioner

Statement From Jan Pryor, Chief Commissioner

The Families Commission is looking forward to working with the two newly announced Commissioners, Christine Rankin and Bruce Pilbrow.

Toll-Free Western Ring Route Good News For Motorists

Toll-Free Western Ring Route Good News For Motorists

The Government's decision to complete the Western Ring Route by constructing a toll-free Waterview Connection is welcome news for motorists.

Police Launch Homicide Enquiry In Glenfield

Police Launch Homicide Enquiry In Glenfield

North Shore Police say a post mortem has revealed that the man whose deceased body was discovered in View Road Glenfield yesterday, died as a result of a stab wound. A homicide enquiry has already been launched.

New Zealand Mobile Termination Rates Among The Best In The World

Comments that frame New Zealand's mobile termination rates as being expensive compared with termination rates in other parts of the world are erroneous and misleading, says Vodafone's GM of Corporate Affairs, Tom Chignell.