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Wil U B My Valentine?

Wil U B My Valentine?

12 February 2009

Cupid's arrow is set to strike Kiwi couples again this Valentine's Day with over 21 million text messages expected to be sent over the Telecom network.

Heavy Vehicle Detour North Of Thames

12 February 2009 - The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) is temporarily diverting heavy traffic off the new Tararu Stream Bridge, which is currently under construction just north of Thames on State Highway 25.

Overall Rate Rise Of 2.7% Proposed For 2009-10

Overall Rate Rise Of 2.7% Proposed For 2009-10

12 February 2009 - Environment Canterbury (ECan) has proposed an overall rates rise of 2.7 per cent for the 2009-10 year. This includes the inflation rate of around 3 per cent.

Couple Sought To Help Trace Man's Movements

12 February 2009 - Wellington Police would like to identify a couple who helped an intoxicated man back to his hotel room as part of their inquiries on behalf of the coroner into the man's death.

Police Seek Man

12 February 2009 - Police are seeking Tihina Edwards on warrants for arrest. Edwards is heavily tattooed with distinctive Maori designs on the back of both calves and an Asian design on his neck and 'Ngati Porou' on his left forearm.

Gang Bill Welcomed - Implications For Wanganui

12 February 2009 - Mayor Michael Laws today welcomed the introduction of the Gangs and Organised Crime Bill into Parliament, saying that it will have "significant implications for Wanganui and the policing of the criminal gangs in our midst".

Minimum Flow Under Discussion At Lindis River Workshop

12 February 2009 - The Otago Regional Council (ORC) is hosting a workshop next week to help determine minimum flows in the Lindis River.

Early Bird Ski Season Passes Fantastic Value

12 February 2008 - Prices largely unchanged from last year and a number of new products means excellent value for skiers and snowboarders buying Early Bird season passes for Coronet Peak, Mt Hutt and The Remarkables this year.

Important Milestone Reached For Urban Design

12 February 2009 - The City Development Committee has confirmed the importance of quality urban design by recommending to the full council that it make plan change 2 to the central area district plan, which introduces urban design and residential amenity controls to the city centre, operative.

NZDF Firefighters Ready To Assist

NZDF Firefighters Ready To Assist

12 February 2009 - Five New Zealand Defence Force firefighters will head to Melbourne tomorrow as part of the National Rural Fire Authority contingent to assist Australian fire crews as they battle the bushfires in the state of Victoria.