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Builders Welcome First Steps In Regulatory Reform

Builders Welcome First Steps In Regulatory Reform

Certified Builders Association of New Zealand (CBANZ) welcomes the RMA announcements as the first steps in a regulatory reform programme says Chief Executive Derek Baxter.

17-1/2 Years Minimum Sentence For Nia's Killers

17-1/2 Years Minimum Sentence For Nia's Killers

Wellington, Feb 4 NZPA - Brothers Wiremu and Michael Curtis were today jailed for life with a minimum non-parole period of 17-1/2 years for the murder of Rotorua toddler Nia Glassie.

Winz Launches Fraud Case Against `Bonnie And Clyde' Couple

Winz Launches Fraud Case Against `Bonnie And Clyde' Couple

Wellington, Feb 4 NZPA - Work and Income is launching a fraud prosecution against a man and woman who allegedly shot at police during a Bonnie and Clyde-style chase in North Otago .

Skycity Starlight Symphony Meets Starlight Express

Skycity Starlight Symphony Meets Starlight Express

SKYCITY Starlight Symphony organisers are thrilled to announce the final and complete line-up for its upcoming 21 February 2009 show featuring headline performer Brooke Fraser, supported by a raft of superb New Zealand musical talent.

PHA Applauds Government Re-Think On Insulation Scheme

PHA Applauds Government Re-Think On Insulation Scheme

The Public Health Association is delighted the prime minister has signalled a rethink on insulating New Zealand houses.

DoC Seeks Meeting With West Coast Council Over 1080 Decision

DoC Seeks Meeting With West Coast Council Over 1080 Decision

The Department of Conservation is joining Federated Farmers and the Animal Health Board in seeking to meet with the Westland District Council to clarify the Council's concerns about 1080 operations near water supplies.

Manukau Mayor Congratulates Halberg Champion Valerie Vili

Manukau Mayor Congratulates Halberg Champion Valerie Vili

Manukau Mayor Len Brown says Olympic shot put gold medallist and Manukau resident Valerie Vili's triumph at the Westpac Halberg Awards in Auckland last night shows young people from Manukau can achieve to their highest potential.

Delays Have Cost More Than $200,000 In Lost Earnings, Court Told

Auckland, Feb 4 NZPA - Delays in hearing a drugs charge against him have cost him more than $200,000 in lost earnings, former television host and radio journalist Peter Verschaffelt has told a court.

Package A Boost To Business Confidence

Package A Boost To Business Confidence

4 February 2009 - Today's five part package will help shore up business confidence the Employers & Manufacturers Association (Northern) says.

Taxis Get To Use Bus Lanes From Next Week

Taxis Get To Use Bus Lanes From Next Week

4 February 2009 - Taxis have been given the green light to use Wellington bus lanes in a trial to see if such a move could benefit taxi users and more efficiently use dedicated road space to help ease growing peak-time congestion.