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Water Quality Advisory: Eastern Beaches

Water Quality Advisory: Eastern Beaches

4 February 2009 - Last night the wastewater pumping station at Orakei was affected by yesterday's power failure in East Auckland causing overflows, which are likely to affect the water quality at Okahu Bay and Mission Bay.

Nurses Opting Out Of Auckland Abortions Is A Sign Of Hope

Nurses Opting Out Of Auckland Abortions Is A Sign Of Hope

4 FEBRUARY 2009 - Family Life International views today's news that many Auckland nurses are opting not to perform abortions on babies older than 13 weeks as a very real sign of hope for the many unborn children whose lives are needlessly lost to abortion every day in New Zealand.

Opening Door On Waitakere Artists

Opening Door On Waitakere Artists

4 February 2009 - Get up close and personal with some of region's leading artists at the Waitakere City Artists' Open Studio weekend.

Crown Seeks Minimum Non-Parole Of 17 Years For Toddler Killers

Crown Seeks Minimum Non-Parole Of 17 Years For Toddler Killers

Wellington, Feb 4 NZPA - The Crown has asked a judge to jail two brothers convicted of killing Rotorua toddler Nia Glassie for at least 17 years.

Nia died on August 3, 2007 from brain injuries after the pair kicked her in the head.

No Hope Of Repayment For Nelson Firebombings

Christchurch, Feb 4 NZPA - A judge says there is no hope of $16,739 reparation for the damage caused by Nelson drug user Benjamin Samuel Trathen during a three-day crime spree in November.

Addicted To Winning?

Addicted To Winning?

4 February 2009 - The effects of the powerful stimulant nicotine on high-performance athletes will be studied for the first time by Massey researchers.

Canteen Is Excited To Announce The Appointment Of A New Chief Executive

Canteen Is Excited To Announce The Appointment Of A New Chief Executive

4 February 2009 - David Pearce has been appointed as the new Chief Executive for Canteen and with him brings experience earned from an extensive executive management career in NZ and internationally.

Top British Garden Designer Coming To Ellerslie Flower Show

Top British Garden Designer Coming To Ellerslie Flower Show

4 February 2009 - One of Britain's leading garden designers Andrew Fisher Tomlin is coming to Christchurch for next month's Ellerslie International Flower Show.

Monitoring Is Key To Avoid Dairy Cows Overheating

Monitoring Is Key To Avoid Dairy Cows Overheating

4 February 2009 - As the weather heats up around the country, veterinarians are reminding dairy farmers to provide adequate shelter and water for their herds.

Hollie And Nathan Bring Soul And All That Jazz To ZooMusic

Hollie And Nathan Bring Soul And All That Jazz To ZooMusic

4 February 2009 - Jazz genius Nathan Haines and soul sensation Hollie Smith are back by popular demand at Wild Bean Cafe ZooMusic on Saturday 21 February.