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Arrests In False Robbery Complaints

Two men who reported they were the victims of separate aggravated robberies in central Wellington in recent weeks have now been arrested for making false complaints to police.

Police: Gisborne "Wanteds" Neither New, Or Unusual.

Police: Gisborne "Wanteds" Neither New, Or Unusual.

Running photos of "wanted" people in newspapers is neither new nor unusual, Gisborne police say.

The Gisborne Herald ran a story yesterday suggesting the publication of police "wanted" photos was innovative and not commonplace.

More Kawakawa Bay Properties At Risk From Landslip

A total of six properties in Kawakawa Bay have now been deemed unsafe for residents to live in because of the danger posed by a major landslip.

This follows geotechnical advice to Manukau City Council that a landslip on Turei Hill just north of Kawakawa Bay is continuing to move.

International Tai Chi Master Teaches How Tai Chi Can Help Diabetes At Wellington Weekend Workshop

New Zealand tai chi instructors are gathering in Wellington this weekend to learn from a leading Tai Chi exponent how the ancient Chinese martial art form can help Type 2 diabetes sufferers.

Chadwick: Conservation Board Appointments Announced

Conservation Minister Steve Chadwick today announced this year's appointments to all fourteen of New Zealand's Conservation Boards.

"I am pleased to appoint new members to the boards and to reappoint some existing members," Steve Chadwick said.

SH1 Northern Motorway

The NZ Transport Agency wishes to advise that, weather permitting, the following closures will take place on the Northern Motorway (SH1) in the next two weeks:

Sunday 31 August - Thursday 4 September

Auckland Art Gallery Development Shifts Into Top Gear

More than five years of planning is turning into action with major work on the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki development starting within the next two weeks.

Bugman Plea To Stop The Sale Of Invasive Plants

New Zealand's famous 'bugman', Animal Planet's Ruud Kleinpaste has urged garden nurseries to stop selling plants that could invade and damage the country's eco-systems.

Christchurch Residents Offered Special Ellerslie Flower Show Ticket Price

Specially priced tickets for Christchurch residents to attend next year's Ellerslie International Flower Show go on sale on Monday (1 September).

ACC Welcomes International Tai Chi Master To Weekend Workshop In Wellington

ACC Welcomes International Tai Chi Master To Weekend Workshop In Wellington

ACC is welcoming the respected tai chi master, Dr Paul Lam, to Wellington for a two-day tai chi for health workshop focusing on using the ancient martial art for preventing and managing diabetes.