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Support For Litter Bylaw

New litter bylaw attracts strong support from Coromandel Peninsula residents

Proposals to fine those who regularly put their rubbish bags out on non-collection days have been welcomed by many Coromandel Peninsula residents.

Don't Let Drink Ruin The Holiday Season

With Christmas, New Year and the summer holiday season fast approaching the Community Alcohol and Drug Service (CADS) at Tauranga Hospital is urging people to think about their drinking, to make sure the season is fun and safe for everyone.

Animal Science Experts Join Massey University

Four key new staff have boosted the animal science capability at Massey University.

Ports Of Auckland Makes Fourth Offer To Union; Says Prepared For Strike Action

Strike action at the Port of Auckland by the Maritime Union of New Zealand - Local 13 (MUNZ), will proceed as planned tonight (Tuesday 2 December) for 24hours from 11.59pm.

Fatal Shooting Accused Back In Court

Wellington, Dec 2 NZPA - A teenager, facing firearms charges after he shot dead his friend in a hunting accident, has been remanded without plea.

UTC Fire & Security Completes Divestment Of New Zealand Guarding Business

UTC Fire & Security Completes Divestment Of New Zealand Guarding Business

AUCKLAND, Dec. 1/Medianet International-AsiaNet/ --

Adventure Tourism Company Charged Over Drowning

Wellington, Dec 2 NZPA - An adventure tourism company and its director are facing six charges over the drowning of a 21-year-old British tourist.

Emily Louise Jordan drowned while river-boarding on the Kawarau river in Queenstown on April 29.

ODHB Employee Spent $8m On Cars And Boats, Court Told

Wellington, Dec 2 NZPA - A senior Serious Fraud Office investigator said yesterday he believed an IT boss whose company charged Otago District Health Board millions of dollars over six years was acting as a "buffer" for a board employee who received 90 percent of the cash taken.

12 Year Internet Friends To Meet In NZ For First Time

12 Year Internet Friends To Meet In NZ For First Time
An Auckland woman is going to meet her long term friend she met on the internet 12 years ago for the very first time after winning 'The Kiwi Story' Show Off NZ Competition.

Super Hacker Wants To Be The Next Bill Gates

Wellington, Dec 1 NZPA - A Whitianga teenager who hacked into a United States university computer says he would ultimately like to start his own company and become the next Bill Gates. Owen Thor Walker told TV3's 60 Minutes programme he would never again hack illegally.