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Preventing Violence In The Home Says No Need For Another Domestic Violence Helpline

5 November 2008 - Preventing Violence in the Home says there is no need for a confidential helpline for wives of police officers affected by domestic violence.

Heart Foundation Wins Supreme Health Innovation Award

5 NOVEMBER 2008 - The spirit of cooperation between food manufacturers and health promotion groups is proving stronger than ever.

And the result can only mean a healthier future is in store for all New Zealanders.

National Out Of The Race For Thinking Voters

5 NOVEMBER 2008 - A new Thinking Person's Guide to Voting has been launched detailing tertiary education policies of political parties to support voters in making informed choices on November 8.

Algae Experts In Town

5 November 2008 - How can we turn seaweed into biofuels? Can we use seaweed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions? Can we stop the spread of didymo in New Zealand?

Judge Regrets Having To Jail For Sex Offender

Christchurch, Nov 5 NZPA - A visibly upset judge today told a teenager convicted of sexual violation: "If I had my way I would release you today, but I can't."

Woman Admits Murdering 10-month-old Girl

Auckland, Nov 5 NZPA - A woman today entered a surprise guilty plea to murdering a 10-month old baby girl.

Tiana Mary-Anne Odessa Kapea appeared in the High Court for a trial callover date but changed her plea to guilty to murdering Jyniah Mary Te Awa last year.

Man Committed For Trial For Sister's Murder

Christchurch, Nov 5 NZPA - A friend of Denis Kenny Billesdon told a court today how the 71-year-old was clinical and emotionless as he spoke of smothering his elderly sister.

Jumbo Birthday Bash For Kashin

Elephant Kashin, one of Auckland Zoo's oldest and most recognisable residents, is turning 40, and everyone is invited to her jumbo-sized party on Sunday, 16 November.

BP Drops Price For Second Time This Week

BP Drops Price For Second Time This Week

BP is pleased to have today dropped the price of petrol for the second time this week by four cents a litre. This is due to continued decreases in the international price of refined petrol.

Sex Attacker's Deportation Order Overturned

Wellington, Nov 5 NZPA - A Samoan man convicted of indecently assaulting a 12-year-old girl is being allowed to stay in New Zealand.