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Ezibuy Fined For 'Pashmina' Shawls That Were Poly/Cotton

Ezibuy Fined For 'Pashmina' Shawls That Were Poly/Cotton

4 September 2008 - A popular clothing and home goods company has been found guilty of breaching the Fair Trading Act and has been fined $8,500 in the Auckland District Court for marketing and selling shawls advertised as silk blend pashmina, when they were not.

Commission To Review Issuers' Responses To Reporting Challenges

Commission To Review Issuers' Responses To Reporting Challenges

4 September 2008 - The Securities Commission will review how well issuers respond to significant reporting challenges in the current market as part of its surveillance programme.

Inland Road Still Too Unstable To Repair

4 September 2008 - The Hurunui District Council received confirmation yesterday that the Inland Road in North Canterbury is still slipping and likely to be out of action for some time yet.

Important Facts About Finning Live Sharks: It's Already Illegal

Important Facts About Finning Live Sharks: It's Already Illegal

The New Zealand seafood industry supports measures that ensure the sustainability and ethical use of our marine resource.

As people have recently expressed an interest in shark finning in New Zealand, here are some important facts to be aware of:

Search Fails To Find Sign Of Missing Men

A search today by a Royal New Zealand Defence Force Orion for two men missing at sea off the coast of Tonga has failed to locate any sign of the men or their boats.

Holistic Health Care Helps Patients In Hawke's Bay

Holistic Health Care Helps Patients In Hawke's Bay

Almost 4000 people have benefitted from a new holistic nursing service in Hawkes Bay. Māori and Pacific people as well as those living in poorer areas are being targeted to help improve their health and quality of life.

Formal ID Of Homicide Victim Still To Be Done

Formal ID Of Homicide Victim Still To Be Done

The post-mortem examination of the woman whose body was found in a Newton apartment late yesterday afternoon is on-going and not expected to be completed today.

Council To Address Rough Sleepers

Council To Address Rough Sleepers

The Community Services Committee today resolved to look at greater intervention to address and reduce the level of homelessness in Auckland city.

SBS Star Prize Draws Hit $60,000 Going Back To The Community

SBS Star Prize Draws Hit $60,000 Going Back To The Community

3 September 2008 - Non-profit clubs and societies throughout the country have been reaping the rewards of an innovative SBS banking package that provides the chance to win one of ten $1000 monthly prizes.

Clovelly Road, Bucklands Beach Update

Clovelly Road, Bucklands Beach Update

3 September 2008 - Manukau City Council is warning that the public must stay away from the foreshore and cordoned-off area at Clovelly Road, where part of the cliff face is crumbling between the properties at 114 and 188 Clovelly Road.