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Pesticide Approvals Revoked

1 DECEMBER 2008 - The Environmental Risk Management Authority has revoked approvals for the use of the pesticide methyl parathion in New Zealand.

Tvnz Gives Back To The Community

1 December 2008 - TVNZ is pleased to announce the launch of its next round of free on air advertising for New Zealand's charitable organisations.

Ferry Strike During Christmas Travel Period? : iPredict

Ferry Strike During Christmas Travel Period? : iPredict

1 December 2008 - The following new stock has launched on iPredict, New Zealand's first online prediction market:

Interislander ferries to strike during Christmas/New Year period

Digipoll Boss Dr. Gabriel Dekel Is A Real Dr. Jekyll

Digipoll Boss Dr. Gabriel Dekel Is A Real Dr. Jekyll

1 December 2008 - The Unite Union has instructed its lawyers to file a case against the Digipoll research company in the Employment Relations Authority citing the continued victimisation of union members at its Hamilton call centre.

Kiwi Ingenuity Rewarded -- Eeca Awards 2009 - Call For Entries

1 December 2008 - Entries for New Zealand's premier celebration of Kiwi ingenuity in energy efficiency and renewable energy - the EECA Awards 2009 - are now open.

Tougher Tests For Heavy Vehicle Brakes From Today

1 December 2008 - New brake tests for heavy vehicles (over 3.5 tonne gvm) such as trucks, buses and motor caravans begin today as part of a drive to reduce crashes and improve the safety of heavy vehicles.

Eat, Drink And Be Driven

1 December 2008 - There will be a continuous drink drive operation in Canterbury throughout December with the three Booze buses out day and night.

Ethical Research, Better Diet For Healthier Living

Ethical Research, Better Diet For Healthier Living

1 December 2008 - Neal Barnard M.D., a leading advocate for a vegan diet and higher standards in medical research, is visiting New Zealand to promote the findings outlined in his new book The Reverse Diabetes Diet.

Further Antipsychotic Treatment Gets Funding Tick

1 December 2008 - People with schizophrenic disorders have a new funded treatment available from today.

Alleged Hijacker Said `we're All Going To Die'

Christchurch, Dec 1 NZPA - A pilot told today of overpowering a woman passenger holding a kitchen knife, who wanted to hijack the aircraft to Australia or crash and kill everyone on board.