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Severity Of Bihar Floods Intensifies: Five Million Now Homeless

Severity Of Bihar Floods Intensifies: Five Million Now Homeless

4 September 2008 - Save the Children reports that children forced to leave their homes because of flood in Bihar, India are now facing severe health threats.

Homicide Victim Named

Homicide Victim Named

4 September 2008 - The woman whose body was discovered in an inner city apartment on Tuesday, September 2, has been formally identified as Yi Ren, also known as Tina, a 30 year-old Chinese national from Beijing.

Law Changes Make Life Better For Working Women

4 September 2008 - The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is delighted that legislation was passed last night to provide for breaks for women to breast feed at work and also the requirement of meal breaks at work for all workers.

Solid Energy Offers Tertiary Scholarships To Students From Mine Communities

4 September 2008 - Solid Energy is again offering tertiary scholarships to students attending schools in its local mining communities as part of its community support programme.

Fitec Emerging Leaders Scholarships Launched

Fitec Emerging Leaders Scholarships Launched

4 September 2008 - FITEC, the Industry Training Organisation for the forestry, wood manufacturing, biosecurity and furniture industries, has just announced the launch of a new scholarship programme.

Farm Environment Contest Offers Outside View Of Omarama Operation

4 SEPTEMBER 2008 - Sustainable farming practices and the use of specialty supply contracts helped Omarama farmers Richard and Annabelle Subtil win the PPCS Livestock Farm Award in the 2007 Canterbury Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

Acoustics Report Released On Whangamata Hall

4 September 2008 - Costs rise according to number of measures taken to minimise noise

Recognising Community Safety

4 September 2008 - Auckland City Council last night recognised a number of Aucklanders for their contribution to making Auckland a safer city.

Battling The Diseases Of Civilisation World Physiotherapy

Battling The Diseases Of Civilisation World Physiotherapy

4 SEPTEMBER 2008 - Physiotherapists are joining forces in the great world-wide public health war of the 21st century: the war against "the diseases of civilisation" - long-term conditions induced or made worse by inactivity.

Take The Right Gear When Heading Into The Bush

Take The Right Gear When Heading Into The Bush

4 September 2008 - Waikato Police are urging members of the public intending to head off into the bush to ensure they are adequately prepared.