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Bird-Brains Smarter Than Your Average Ape

Bird-Brains Smarter Than Your Average Ape

17 September 2008 - Scientists are studying whether animals look at the physical world in the same way as humans, and have discovered some birds are better at physical reasoning than apes.

New Zealand First Country In The World To "Give Peace A Chance"

New Zealand First Country In The World To "Give Peace A Chance"

17 SEPTEMBER 2008 - PUMA NZ and Peace One Day celebrating International Day of Peace with celebrity football match in Auckland on Sunday 21 September.

Extra Police Give More Protection And Response

17 September 2008 - Deputy Police Commissioner Lyn Provost said today she was very pleased the last wave of the additional new 1250 police staff had been allocated to the districts and service centres.

Healthy Food Message Goes 3-D

Healthy Food Message Goes 3-D

17 SEPTEMBER 2008 - Children in the Capital & Coast DHB district will soon be able to get a hands-on education in just how much fat and sugar is hidden in a lot of the food they eat.

Nokia Top In Latest Green Electronics Ranking

17 September 2008 - Five leading brands are making significant progress in greening their electronics products, Greenpeace's latest Guide to Greener Electronics released today reveals (1).

Christchurch Begins Roll-Out Of Wheelie Bins For City's New Kerbside Collection

Christchurch Begins Roll-Out Of Wheelie Bins For City's New Kerbside Collection

17 September 2008 - Christchurch residents will receive the first of their three wheelie bins for the city's new Kerbside Collection for domestic waste from November.

Hamilton Bank Robber On Further Charges

17 September 2008 - A man arrested just minutes after robbing a Hamilton bank yesterday has been charged with robbing another bank earlier in the year.

Chris Cairns On The Home Run Of 1001k Walk

17 September 2008 - From today Chris Cairns will have just 5 days and 115 kilometres to go before he reaches his final destination of Rolleston, the site of the 1993 rail tragedy that claimed three young women's lives including that of his sister Louise.

Police Reinforce Security Message After Two More Robberies

Police Reinforce Security Message After Two More Robberies

17 September 2008 - Hamilton Police are reinforcing the message on the importance of small businesses taking safety and security precautions after two more aggravated robberies in the city overnight.

Tiger Cubs Make Public Debut

17 September 2008 - Auckland Zoo is expecting its three 14-week-old Sumatran tiger cubs to make their much-anticipated public debut later today.