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Company And Director Prosecuted For Cutting Down Native Trees

Company And Director Prosecuted For Cutting Down Native Trees

MAF has successfully prosecuted a Northland milling company and its director for contravening an approval to harvest and mill native timber for personal use.

Update On Operation Cobham

The Post Mortem of the 15-year-old girl whose body was found in Kerikeri on Sunday evening was completed last night.

The results indicate that her death was not accidental and Police will not be making any further comment on the results.

Ports Of Auckland Welcomes New Coastal Shipping Service

Ports Of Auckland Welcomes New Coastal Shipping Service

The launch of Pacifica Shipping's new coastal shipping service has been welcomed by Ports of Auckland Managing Director Jens Madsen.

The 700-TEU container ship the 'Spirit of Endurance' will move around 1,000 containers each week between Auckland, Tauranga, Canterbury and Otago.

Shot Man Toppled On Hunting Companion, Court Told

Hamilton, Nov 4 NZPA - A woman has told a court how English agricultural exchange student Matthew Purchase toppled on her when shot in the head on a hunting trip.

Complaint Over Rodney's Yellow Jacket Will Only Help MP

Complaint Over Rodney's Yellow Jacket Will Only Help MP

The organisation that tried to ban Act Leader Rodney Hide's yellow jacket says the latest complaint to the Electoral Commission about it not carrying an authorisation statement will only win the MP support.

Local Business Supports New Zealand Cup And Show Week Festival

Local Business Supports New Zealand Cup And Show Week Festival

Christchurch businesses are showing their support of New Zealand Cup and Show Week by getting behind the festival launch this Friday, 7 November.

Woman Assaults Parking Warden Over Ticket

Wellington, Nov 4 NZPA - A Southland woman who attacked a parking warden who issued her with a ticket has been sentenced to communtiy work.

Kasey Herena Pou-Thompson, 27, pleaded guilty in Invercargill District Court yesterday to assault, The Southland Times reported.

Nia Glassie Died From `Kick Or Blow To Head': Pathologist

Nia Glassie Died From `Kick Or Blow To Head': Pathologist

Rotorua, Nov 4 NZPA - Three-year-old Nia Glassie died from a possible kick or blow to the head administered with "a substantial degree of force", a pathologist told the High Court in Rotorua yesterday.

Manifesto Launch Says The Future Is Farming

Manifesto Launch Says The Future Is Farming

"All New Zealanders, city and rural, have to work together if we are to make progress as a nation and remain a first world country.

Deps Hearing Begins For Man Accused Of Informer's Murder

Palmerston North, Nov 4 NZPA - The man accused of murdering police informer Nicholas Pike yesterday faced a depositions hearing to decide whether he should stand trial.

Mr Pike disappeared six years ago and his body has never been found.