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Book Launch For Important WWI Diary

Book Launch For Important WWI Diary

"The Devil's Own War", a book capturing a unique time in our nation's military history will be launched at Defence House, Wellington on Armistice Day, Tuesday, 11 November.

Dosing For Common Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug May Be Too Slow

Researchers at the University of Otago Christchurch have completed a study which indicates that current approaches for treating rheumatoid arthritis may be too slow to control the onset of joint damage associated with the disease.

Gisborne Man Eats Evidence

A Gisborne man's vehicle has been forfeit to the Crown after he ignored a Ministry of Fisheries check-point and later consumed his illegal paua catch in an effort to hide the evidence.

Getting The Job Done: The Changing Face Of Glass Recycling

Getting The Job Done: The Changing Face Of Glass Recycling

At the annual conference of the Waste Management Institute in Blenheim this week, the major players in the glass sector (including representatives from manufacturers of glass packaging, brand owners who use glass containers and supermarkets who sell their products) told officials from local and c

Former Taranaki Rugby Rep Escapes Jail Term For Attack

Wellington, Nov 7 NZPA - Former Taranaki rugby representative Mark Jay Stewart has escaped a jail sentence for breaking his fiancee's jaw thanks to her plea to a judge.

Drink-driver Drove To Police Station

Wellington, Nov 7 NZPA - A Hastings woman who was almost two-times over the legal alcohol limit was arrested after driving to the police station to ask for help with a flat tyre.

Nia Glassie Murder Accused Borthers Separated In Dock

Nia Glassie Murder Accused Borthers Separated In Dock

Wellington, Nov 7 NZPA - Two brothers on trial for murdering three-year-old Rotorua toddler Nia Glassie had to be separated as the jury viewed a videotaped interview yesterday.

Accused Did Not See Child In Back Of Stolen Car

Wellington, Nov 7 NZPA - One of two teenagers accused of stealing a car with a three-year-old boy sleeping in the back seat says he did not initially realise the toddler was there.

Green Acres Welcomes Fraud Charges Against Alleged Scammer

Green Acres Welcomes Fraud Charges Against Alleged Scammer

Auckland, Nov 6 NZPA - The Green Acres Franchise Group has welcomed news a "master franchisee" allegedly behind a multi-million dollar scam has been charged with fraud.

Tamahere Fire Court Case Adjourned

Wellington, Nov 6 NZPA - A prosecution relating to the Tamahere coolstore fire in which one firefighter was killed and several others injured has been adjourned.