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Chance To Learn About NAIT

Chance To Learn About NAIT

31 October 2008 - A series of public meetings will give farmers and rural organisations the chance to ask the hard questions about the proposed National Animal Identification and Tracing system (NAIT), says Ian Corney, independent chairman of the joint industry/government initiative.

Recycling Wheelie Bin Deliveries Begin Next Week

Recycling Wheelie Bin Deliveries Begin Next Week

31 October 2008 - Deliveries begin next Monday (3 November) of the 133,000 recycling wheelie bins for Christchurch's new Kerbside Collection for domestic waste.

Medals Lawyer To Fight Crown Plans To Make Him A Witness

Medals Lawyer To Fight Crown Plans To Make Him A Witness

Wellington, Oct 31 NZPA - Lawyer Chris Comeskey, who brokered the return of the stolen Waiouru war medals, says it is "absurd" that he could be called as a prosecution witness in the case and will fight the plan.

Protect Children From Sun, Or They Risk Melanoma Later

31 October 2008 - 'Never let your child get sunburnt' is one of this summer's SunSmart messages, and it's particularly aimed at the parents of 8 to 12 year olds.

Entries Open In 2009 Dairy Awards

31 October 2008 - The New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards are now calling for entries in its 2009 competitions from sharemilkers, farm managers and dairy trainees keen to progress in the industry.

Late Night Pursuit On Kapiti Coast

31 October 2008 - At approximately 9.45 pm on Thursday 30 October Kapiti police engaged in a pursuit of a vehicle north of Waikanae.

Primary Teacher Cleared Of Indecent Acts

Wellington, Oct 31 NZPA - An Invercargill schoolteacher accused of indecent acts with two former pupils has been cleared by a jury.

Life On Outside Changes Bain's View On Murder Retrial

Wellington, Oct 31 NZPA - Substantial community support shown to David Bain since his release from prison last year has changed his view on the need for a retrial to prove he did not kill his family, says key supporter Joe Karam.

Crown Plans New Urewera Charges

Wellington, Oct 31 NZPA - New charges are to be laid against five of the 17 people arrested after anti-terrorism raids by police in the Bay of Plenty more than a year ago.

More Than 40 Offenders Consider Suing Over Lost Corrections File

Auckland, Oct 30 NZPA - The number of offenders considering taking legal action against the Department of Corrections over a file found outside an Auckland court earlier this year is now about 40.