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Eight Of Auckland's Worst Graffiti Vandals Arrested

Eight of the city's ten most destructive graffiti vandals have been arrested since July this year and are presently before the courts.

This is a result of a collaborative operation between Auckland City Council and the New Zealand Police to eradicate graffiti vandalism in the city.

Orc Hosting Lifestyle Block Seminar At Weston

he Otago Regional Council (ORC) invites lifestyle and small block owners to attend a seminar in Weston, North Otago, later this month.

More Little Blue Chicks For NZ Penguin Encounter

A mini baby boom is unfolding at the New Zealand Penguin Encounter at Christchurch's International Antarctic Centre.

Two new Little Blue penguin chicks have been born, joining the first chick that arrived in October, while two other eggs may produce chicks within the next few days.

50 More Charges Laid Against Singaporean Fraud Accused

Christchurch, Nov 6 NZPA - Fifty more fraud charges were today laid against a Singaporean couple and police are suggesting that a wider crime ring was involved.

ABC Should Come Clean On Future Of NZ Operation

ABC Should Come Clean On Future Of NZ Operation

The education sector union NZEI Te Riu Roa is calling on ABC Learning to come clean about the future of its New Zealand operations. The Australian-based child care operator is reportedly on the brink of collapse and about to be placed in receivership.

WW2 Battalion Banners Presented And Fifty Years Of Service Honoured

Commemorative banners for World War Two infantry battalion veterans and a Clasp to an Armed Forces Award will be presented by Chief of Army Major General Lou Gardiner in a special ceremony at Headquarters of 3rd Auckland and Northland Battalion Group on Monday.

Interactive, Satellite TV Meets School Science

Interactive, Satellite TV Meets School Science

School students across the country have been given the chance to prepare for their scholarship biology exam via a seminar series presented by leading New Zealand scientists and teachers through a converged satellite TV solution.

Teenager Whose Crime Sparked Public Rally Goes To Jail

Wellington, Nov 6 NZPA - A teenager involved in a home invasion, which sparked the massive "Enough is Enough" anti-crime rally in Hastings four months ago, has been sent to jail by a judge who feared a public backlash if he did anything less.

Fatal Police Pursuit `Unwise', Inquest Told

Wellington, Nov 6 NZPA - A police officer who chased a car that crashed at speed in Christchurch, killing a teenager, was "unwise" to have acted alone in an unmarked car, another officer has told an inquest.

Rape Victim Adamant Shipton Should Not Be Set Free

Wellington, Nov 6 NZPA - A woman who was pack-raped nearly 20 years ago by former police officer Brad Shipton is adamant he remains a risk to the community and should not be set free.