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Ministry Of Fisheries Seizures In Gisborne Land 450 Paua

21 November 2008 - Seizures by Ministry of Fisheries fishery officers in Gisborne over the past week have resulted in the confiscation of 450 excess and largely undersized paua.

Career Girls Star In Te Ara's Latest Entry

21 November 2008 - www.TeAra.govt.nz's latest theme 'The Settled Landscape' tells the story of country life in New Zealand. And sheep.

Police Protest Home Detention For Killer Drunk Driver

Wellington, Nov 21 NZPA - Auckland police are fighting a decision to keep a drunk driver out of jail because her agoraphobia would cause her "difficulties" inside a cell.

Man Accused Of Influencing A Juror Committed For Trial

Auckland, Nov 21 NZPA - A 28-year-old Auckland man accused of attempting to influence a juror in the Antonie Dixon murder trial was today committed for trial.

Two Committed For Trial For Murder Of Teen

Wellington, Nov 21 NZPA - A three-week trial is set to start on May 25 next year for two men charged with the murder of a teenager found dead in a Christchurch reserve.

Backpacker Murder Trial To Be Held In Greymouth

Christchurch, Nov 21 NZPA - Greymouth will be the venue for a two-week trial over the murder of Korean tourist Jae Hyeon Kim, whose body was found in a grave near Charleston last month.

Judge Admonishes, Jails Sexual Groomer

Christchurch, Nov 21 NZPA - "You don't get it," Judge Michael Crosbie told former Child, Youth and Family (CYF) worker Ralph Lindsay Brunie today as he jailed him for seven years for sexually grooming a 15-year-old girl in the department's care.

Millie Elder Drug Charge Reduced

Millie Elder Drug Charge Reduced

Auckland, Nov 21 NZPA - Millie Elder, stepdaughter of broadcaster Paul Holmes, has had a charge of possessing methamphetamine with intent to supply dropped.

Bus Drivers Locked Out For Offering Free Rides

21 November 2008 - Hamilton bus drivers employed by Go Bus have been locked out for planning to offer passengers free fares.

More Workers Join Skinny Santa Protest

21 November 2008 - Workers from Farmers stores in the Auckland area are walking off the job and holding a stopwork meeting to discuss their stalled pay negotiations as part of the Skinny Santa protest in Queen Street today.