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Court Decision On Land Next To Pacific Events Centre

The High Court has ruled that if land next to the TelstraClear Pacific events centre is sold the net proceeds would go to Manukau City Council.

Toddler's Injuries Were Not An Accident

Police investigating the death of 3-year-old Cherishsiliala (Cherish) Tahuri-Wright are now able to confirm that the injuries she suffered were not accidental and that a homicide investigation has been launched.

Court Appearance Over School Stabbing

A 17 year-old Korean student will appear in the Auckland District Court tomorrow charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm after being arrested in Blockhouse Bay an hour after a teacher at Avondale College was stabbed in his classroom this morning.

Arrest In Upper Hutt Home Invasion

An 18-year-old Upper Hutt man has been arrested and charged following a home invasion on Sunday night during which a woman was sexually assaulted.

Detective Sergeant Tony Heathcote, Upper Hutt CIB, said the arrest was made this afternoon.

Child Smacking Trial Delayed

Wellington, March 3 NZPA - The trial of a Christchurch professional musician for assaulting his two young sons has been delayed.

Murder Accused's Identity Remains Secret

Wellington, March 3 NZPA - The identity of a Kawerau labourer accused of murdering teenager Jordan Herewini in a hit and run is to remain secret until at least tomorrow.

Don’t Let The Tobacco Industry Use Shops To Reach Our Kids

Don’t Let The Tobacco Industry Use Shops To Reach Our Kids

“Smoking is often called a paediatric disease because nicotine addiction invariably begins in childhood and adolescence,” said Dr Philip Pattemore for the Paediatric Society of New Zealand.

ORC Confirms Funding For Awatea St Stadium

ORC Confirms Funding For Awatea St Stadium

At an extraordinary meeting held by the Otago Regional Council (ORC) today, a majority of councillors voted in favour of including funding of up to $37.5 million for the proposed Awatea St Stadium, in Council's draft 2009-2019 Long-Term Council Community Plan (LTCCP).

Male Arrested In Indecent Assault And Indecent Act Offences - Woburn.

Lower Hutt Police have arrested a 26 year old male, after investigating a number of Indecent Assault and Indecent Act offences committed in the Lower Hutt area since late January this year.

Big Hurdle To Withdraw Murder Guilty Plea, Says Legal Expert

Auckland, March 3 NZPA - A teenager who admitted murdering Scottish tourist Karen Aim faces an almost impossible task if he wants to withdraw his guilty plea, says a legal expert.