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Big Cut Needed But Damage Was Done At 8.25%

Big Cut Needed But Damage Was Done At 8.25%

The New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) are calling for a big cut to the Official Cash Rate (OCR) on Thursday to stimulate the economy.

New Swimming Pool Entry Prices

Changes to some Auckland city swimming pool entry prices will take effect from Labour Weekend (25 October).

Escalating operating costs last year forced Auckland City Council to approve the first rise in swimming pool entry prices in 10 years.

School Funding To Go On The Election Agenda

The people who manage school budgets say the adequacy of funding of schools must be up for debate during the election campaign.

Siemer Supporters To Protest Outside Prison

Wellington, Oct 20 NZPA - Supporters of an Auckland-based American businessman jailed after failing to remove material from his website are staging a protest outside Mt Eden prison this afternoon.

Surprise Guilty Pleas As Toddler Death Trial Opens

Wellington, Oct 20 NZPA - One of the five people charged over the death of Rotorua toddler Nia Glassie today pleaded guilty to assaulting her.

Another accused admitted assaulting two different children, to the surprise of his lawyer.

Weird And Wonderful At Whitianga's Wastewater Plant

Open day to be held Saturday October 25

Weird facts and wondrous technology are the attractions on offer at an Open Day this Saturday October 25 at Whitianga's new multi-million dollar sewage treatment plant.

Paul Young And Tony Hadley Kick Off Nz Tour At Auckland Zoo

Eighties fans can "lay their hat" at Auckland Zoo on Sunday 2 November when Paul Young and Tony Hadley kick off their New Zealand tour.

Ohau Channel Diversion Wall Launched

For immediate release: 20 October 2008 A year-long construction project to help restore and protect Lake Rotoiti's water quality was officially launched by the Minister of Conservation and MP for Rotorua, the Honourable Steve Chadwick today.

'V' Goes For The Big Gulp

'V' Goes For The Big Gulp

'V' is launching New Zealand's most popular energy drink in a massive 500ml can; giving consumers more dose for their dough. The new 'Big V' has the same Guarana energy hit and great taste, but its size makes it a double serve slam down!

Swiss National Train Tracks Fatality Victim

A young Swiss national on a working holiday in New Zealand has been identified as the man killed while walking along the railway line near Raumati, Kapiti Coast, at 1am on Saturday.