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PSA Says Setting Up New Immigration Department Would Be Expensive

The Public Service Association questions the cost and value of National's proposal to set up a new immigration department.

Ministry Of Fisheries In Denial On Shark Finning

Forest & Bird's call for a New Zealand ban on shark finning - cutting off the high-priced fins of sharks and dumping the rest of the body at sea - is gathering support among New Zealanders, who are disgusted by the practice.

Suspicious Activity Spooks Student

Porirua Police want to hear from anyone who saw a man described as an Indian acting suspiciously near Victory Crescent and Davidson Crescent, Tawa, after school on Wednesday afternoon, 27 August.

New Eco Burial Area For Thames

Children from Te Puru School help with planting during Conservation Week

A proposed new eco burial area with trees planted in commemoration of loved ones will be landscaped with the help of caring young students from Te Puru School.

Two Quarterfinals For Christchurch

Christchurch is absolutely thrilled at news the city will host two quarterfinal games for the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

Capital Will Stage Memorable Quarter-finals

Capital Will Stage Memorable Quarter-finals

Today's announcement that Wellington will host two quarter-final matches in the 2011 Rugby World Cup has been welcomed by Mayor Kerry Prendergast and the City Council's Economic Development and Recreation Portfolio Leader, Cr John Morrison.

Horizons Offers Cash Help To Students

Horizons Regional Council is inviting students aiming for an environmental career to apply for a Don Linklater Memorial Bursary, worth $4000 a year.

Breaks And Breastfeeding Bill Welcome But What About The Drivers?

Breaks And Breastfeeding Bill Welcome But What About The Drivers?

The Council of Trade Unions has welcomed legislation passed yesterday guaranteeing minimum tea and lunch breaks, and provisions for women to breast feed at work, but is extremely concerned that meal breaks are being denied to truck and bus drivers following an amendment by New Zealand First.

Rodney's Olympians Given A Warm Welcome Home

Rodney's Olympians Given A Warm Welcome Home

Rodney Mayor Penny Webster and Councillors were today joined by representatives from the region's high schools to welcome home and congratulate the district's Olympic competitors for their efforts at last month's Beijing Games.

Design Shift For AA Directions

Design Shift For AA Directions

AA Directions is delighted to announce a new partnership with New Zealand Magazines. From next year, New Zealand Magazines will design AA Directions, signalling a new era for the member publication of the Automobile Association.