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Armed Police Surround Courthouse

Greymouth, Oct 13 NZPA - Armed police surrounded the Greymouth courthouse this morning as the depositions hearing got under way into the murder of Korean backpacker Jae Hyeon Kim.

Placement Of Fingerprints Described At Murder Trial

Placement Of Fingerprints  Described At Murder Trial

Christchurch, Oct 13 NZPA - Two fingerprints found on the outside of Emma Agnew's car were a match for Liam James Reid but the defence at his murder trial has suggested they got there when he was reading a for sale sign in the car window.

Good Response To Call For Broadband Funding Applications

13 October 2008 - The Ministry of Economic Development has reported a strong response to the government's call for applications to the Broadband Investment Fund (BIF). Applications closed at the end of September.

NZ Sea Lions On Red Alert

NZ Sea Lions On Red Alert

13 October 2008 - Forest & Bird urges the Ministry of Fisheries to do more to protect endangered New Zealand sea lions, which have been relisted as a declining population on the World Conservation Union (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species.

Operation Lowry

13 October 2008 - Tisha Lowry has now been missing for over two weeks.

Shell NZ Cleared To Acquire Certain Aviation Fuel Assets Of Mobil Oil NZ

Shell NZ Cleared To Acquire Certain Aviation Fuel Assets Of Mobil Oil NZ

The Commerce Commission has cleared Shell New Zealand Limited to acquire Mobil Oil New Zealand Limited's Aerostop network assets.

Celebrities Bake Sweet Treats For Red Cross Lunch

13 October 2008 - Can Paul Holmes mix it in the kitchen? Would Dai Henwood's lemon meringue pie make you laugh?

Now's your chance to find out - at the New Zealand Red Cross Cookbook celebrity lunch on 29 October at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Auckland.

Regulations Released For Energy And Industry In The Emissions Trading Scheme

13 October 2008 - Draft regulations have been released covering obligations under the emissions trading scheme for participants in the stationary energy and industrial processes sectors, says Dave Brash, General Manager of the government's Emissions Trading Group.

Minister Is Failing Farmed Animals

13 October 2008 - New Zealand Open Rescue has produced a five minute documentary reviewing intensive farming in New Zealand. The documentary is targeted to MP's and calls for party policy on Animal Welfare.

Church Road Releases Its Sought-after Cuve Wines More Widely

13 October 2008 - Wines from the exclusive Church Road Cuve series, which up to now were only available through the Church Road cellar door, will be available in fine wine outlets for the first time from October 2008.