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Liquor Sold To 14 And 16 Year Olds

Liquor Sold To 14 And 16 Year Olds

20 January 2009 - On four occasions last Saturday, liquor was sold to 16 and 14 year old volunteers - astounding and disappointing the Christchurch Tri-Agency Liquor Licensing Team.

A Long Weekend Celebrating Auckland

A Long Weekend Celebrating Auckland

20 January 2009 - Auckland Anniversary Weekend celebrations kick off at the Viaduct this Friday evening, with the Welcome to the Weekend concert from 6.30pm, followed by a spectacular fireworks display at 9.30pm lit by Auckland Mayor, Hon John Banks.

Trio Escape Release 3

Trio Escape Release 3

20 January 2009 - Hamilton detectives are continuing the hunt for three remand inmates who escaped from a Police prisoner escort van on its way to prison yesterday morning.

Men Appear In Court Over Burglary Attempt At Tavern

Wellington, Jan 20 NZPA - Two men arrested last week after security camera images of a failed burglary were posted on social networking website Facebook by police appeared in Queenstown District Court yesterday.

Blanket Ban On Liquor Store Owner Slaying Case

Auckland, Jan 19 NZPA - The media is challenging a judge's decision to impose a blanket ban on coverage of a depositions hearing for the men accused over the killing south Auckland liquor store co-owner Navtej Singh.

"Fantastic" Toll Road Almost Ready

"Fantastic" Toll Road Almost Ready

Unsettled weather has not disrupted work to complete the final touches to the NZ Transport Agency's Northern Gateway Toll Road, ahead of its opening this weekend.

Jail For Man Who Grew Cannabis For Sale To Pay Off Debts

Tauranga, Jan 19 NZPA - Finance company debts drove a man to grow cannabis for sale, Tauranga District Court was told today.

But Charles Phillips, 38, was busted by police before he actually made any money from his crop.

Witness Hears Woman's Screams Coming From Murder Accused's Home

Christchurch, Jan 19 NZPA - A witness told today how he heard a woman's screams coming from the flat of a man accused of murder.

New Father Granted Bail With Warning

Tauranga, Jan 19 NZPA - A 17-year-old new father beamed and clapped his hands when a judge granted him bail today.

Traan (crct) Hunter Kino, unemployed, had pleaded guilty in Tauranga District Court to two charges of burglary, one of attempted burglary, and theft.

Deps Hearing For Toddler Murder Accused

Auckland, Jan 19 NZPA - A hearing to decide whether a woman should stand trial for killing a three-year old boy in her care opened in Papakura District Court today.