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Opportunity For Community To Visit Fire Damaged Home

Opportunity For Community To Visit Fire Damaged Home

9 February 2009 - The New Zealand Fire Service is holding an open home at the scene of a house fire 33 Bahari Drive, Ranui. This is the scene where a dramatic rescue took place by a neighbour of the occupants of the above address.

Minimum Wage Hike Not Enough

9 FEBRUARY 2009 - Unite Union which represents many minimum wage workers says the 50-cent an hour increase, while welcome, is barely enough to cover the cost of living increase.

No Celebration With Minimum Wage Increase

9 February 2009 - The increase to the minimum wage announced today by the Government will be welcomed by workers on the minimum wage but will not relieve the difficulties these workers face making ends meets, Helen Kelly said today.

Cheesefest '09 - Bigger And Better Than Ever Before!

9 February 2009 - The 2009 Cuisine NZ Champions of Cheese Awards goes public - for the third time - with CheeseFest '09 an exciting event held at the SKYCITY Convention Centre from 5-8pm on Wednesday 4th March 2009.

EW Supports NZ Mushrooms Request To Environment Court

EW Supports NZ Mushrooms Request To Environment Court

9 February 2009 - Environment Waikato has advised the Environment Court that it supports a bid by New Zealand Mushrooms to extend the operation of its current Morrinsville composting operation until the end of 2010.

"Joseph Churchward Graffiti Workshop" At Te Papa

9 February 2009 - The "Joseph Churchward Graffiti Workshop" at Te Papa on Saturday 7 February was a free event designed to encourage a younger audience to discover different uses of calligraphy.

Evidence Health Insurance More Important Than Ever In Recession

9 February 2009 - About 27 New Zealanders a day took out new health insurance policies in 2008, according to figures released today by the Health Funds Association (HFANZ).

New Zealand Red Cross Responds To Australian Bush Fires

New Zealand Red Cross Responds To Australian Bush Fires

9 February 2009 - In the wake of the devastating bushfires sweeping across parts of the Australian state of Victoria, New Zealand Red Cross is accepting donations on behalf of the Australian Red Cross.

Kinloch Tussock Fire

9 FEBRUARY 2990 - Two helicopters carrying monsoon buckets are working on a blaze in Kinloch, north of Taupo this afternoon. A third helicopter has been scrambled.

The fire in Whangamata Road started at 11.30am and is being fanned by a 10 km/hour wind.

Identity Of Murder Accused Under Wraps

Rotorua, Feb 9 NZPA - The identity of a Kawerau labourer accused of killing Murupara teenager Jordan Herewini is to be kept under wraps until his next appearance in court.