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Man Jailed For Cannabis Operation

Wellington, Oct 10 NZPA - A Nelson man has been jailed for two years for running a sophisticated cannabis-growing operation.

Jail Term Signalled For School Boy Who Admits Hold-ups

Christchurch, Oct 10 NZPA - A judge has signalled a hefty prison term for an 18-year-old schoolboy who admitted confronting tellers at two Christchurch banks with an imitation pistol.

CEO Announced For New Crown Research Institute

Auckland October 10, 2008. The Chairman-designate of the new Crown Research Institute that will be formed on 1 December through the merger of HortResearch and Crop & Food Research, Jim McLean, today announced the appointment of the Chief Executive for the new company.

Cycle Lanes Get The Green Light

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Singaporean Man Sent To Jail For Credit Card Fraud

Wellington, Oct 10 NZPA - A Singaporean man has been sentenced to one year in jail after pleading guilty to credit card fraud.

Kim Kwek, 44, appeared in Wellington District Court today for sentencing on six charges of using forged documents.

Unite Union Calls For Fair Wages And Fair Trade For Mcworkers

10 OCT 2008 - On Friday 10th October at 8.30am McDonalds employees who are members of the Unite Union and community fair trade groups will hold a rally outside Queen Street McDonald's.

Convicted Murderer Sentenced To More Jail For Assault

Wellington, Oct 10 NZPA - An Invercargill convicted murderer on life parole has been sentenced to 12 months' jail for attacking his partner.

Nigel Shane Johnstone, 36, appeared in Invercargill District Court yesterday for sentencing after earlier being found guilty of assault.

Airline And Airport Company Back In Court Over Charges

Wellington, Oct 9 NZPA - Air New Zealand and Wellington International Airport were back in the High Court at Wellington today arguing about landing charges.

Featherston Assault Victim Identified

Part of the southern end of Featherston remains cordoned off tonight as police continue their investigation into what's believed to be a vicious assault on a local man.

Joint Media Statement From NZCOM And RANZOG

Joint Media Statement From NZCOM And RANZOG

Review of the Quality, Safety and Management of Maternity Services in the Wellington area.