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Two Men Charged Over Credit Card `Skimming'

Two Men Charged Over Credit Card `Skimming'

Auckland, Feb 2 NZPA - Two Romanian men have been arrested and charged over alleged credit card "skimming", Auckland police said today.

Alexandru Tudor, 24, and Marcel Cismas, 35, were arrested in a central city motel last week and charged with dishonestly using a document.

Green Acres Master Franchisee Back In Court On Fraud Charges

Green Acres Master Franchisee Back In Court On Fraud Charges

Auckland, Feb 2 NZPA - An Auckland man charged with fraudulently obtaining $3.5 million from people he granted Green Acres sub-franchises to, has re-appeared in court.

Teen Takes Blame For Wolf Mask Confrontation

Christchurch, Feb 2 NZPA - A 19-year-old youth has taken all the blame for a bizarre confrontation at Charteris Bay near Christchurch, involving weapons and ugly boyracer antics.

AucKKKland

AucKKKland

The Ku Klux Klan has been around since about 1850 and apparently they aren't too fond of black fellas or those Jewish chaps, and a recent newspaper article states that there is an a

ERMA Reviewing Rules For Possessing Explosives

ERMA Reviewing Rules For Possessing Explosives

2 February 2009 - ERMA New Zealand is calling for public submissions on a proposal to bring the requirements for possessing explosives into line with the requirements for possession of firearms, cyanide, and certain other high risk substances.

Calling All West Coasters Home For Wildfoods 20th

Calling All West Coasters Home For Wildfoods 20th

2 February 2009 - Huhu grubs are being fattened in rotting rata logs and wasp larvae smothered in beech honey dew in a blatant mission to tempt West Coast expats home to the 20th anniversary of the Hokitika Wildfoods Festival.

Protest Group Calls For Air New Zealand Boycott

Protest Group Calls For Air New Zealand Boycott

2 February 2009 - Waikato travellers planning overseas trips are being urged to boycott Air New Zealand for all future international flights out of New Zealand.

Kaituna, Maketu Strategy Info Day Reminder

Kaituna, Maketu Strategy Info Day Reminder

2 February 2009 - Residents are reminded of the information day in Maketu on 10 February to find out more about the draft Kaituna River and Ongatoro/Maketu Estuary Strategy.

Rodney Rides Recession Better Than The Region

Rodney Rides Recession Better Than The Region

2 February 2009 - While the Auckland Region is experiencing a major decline in building activity, building activity in Rodney District remained high in 2008.

Rotorua's Air Among Worst In New Zealand

Rotorua's Air Among Worst In New Zealand

2 February 2009 - Rotorua's air quality is among the worst in New Zealand, according to a report from the Ministry for the Environment (MFE), released today.