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Water Restriction Announcement

Water Restriction Announcement

Monday January 12th 2009

Thames Coromandel District Council wishes to announce the following water restrictions are in place until further notice:

FULL HOSE AND SPRINKLER / IRRIGATION BAN The use of hoses and sprinklers/irrigation is banned in the following communities:

Life Pharmacy Limited Announces Appointment Of Marketing Communications Manager

Life Pharmacy Limited Announces Appointment Of Marketing Communications Manager

Life Pharmacy Limited (NZX: LPL), has appointed Anne Towns to the position of Marketing Communications Manager. Anne will be working across the Care Chemist pharmacy franchise group and the Tony Ferguson Weight Management Programme.

Prison Union Chief Says Behind-Bars Ring Not Surprising

Prison Union Chief Says Behind-Bars Ring Not Surprising

Wellington, Jan 12 NZPA - The head of a prison guards' union is not surprised by an alleged drug ring at Auckland's maximum-security prison at Paremoremo.

Charges Laid Over Alleged Multi Million Dollar Prison Drug Ring

Charges Laid Over Alleged Multi Million Dollar Prison Drug Ring

Auckland, Jan 11 NZPA - More than 12 people are facing charges over an alleged drug ring centred around Auckland's maximum security Prison at Paremoremo which has reportedly made at least one prisoner a millionaire.

Spilled Hydro Water Highlights Untapped Economic Resource

Spilled Hydro Water Highlights Untapped Economic Resource

"What could farmers on the North Island's east coast do with a smidgen of the water Meridian Energy is currently spilling from its southern lakes?" asks Hugh Ritchie, Federated Farmers water spokesperson.

Injured Man Transferred To Wellington

Injured Man Transferred To Wellington

A 34-year-old man found with a fractured skull in Palmerston North last night has been transferred to hospital in Wellington.

Man Charged After Double Stabbing

Man Charged After Double Stabbing

A man has been charged after two teenagers received stab wounds early this morning.

The incident happened in Weraroa Road, Levin between 4am and 4.30am this morning. There was some sort of altercation outside an address and the two teenagers aged 16 and 18 were injured.

NAIT Purpose Clear

NAIT Purpose Clear

The point of the National Animal Identification and Traceability scheme (NAIT) is to ensure speedier responses to biosecurity scares and to safeguard access to export markets, says NAIT chairman Ian Corney.

Opinion Piece From NZEI

Opinion Piece From NZEI

It would be foolhardy to dismiss the importance of smaller classes on the future of our education system, argues primary school principal Ian Leckie.

Auckland Port Container Volumes Hit Record High

Auckland Port Container Volumes Hit Record High

Container volumes hit an all-time high of 59,585 at Ports of Auckland in December, compared to 52,599 for the same month last year (+13.2%).

The previous high was 58,484 in March 2007.