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Police were pleased with the recent arrests, but believed they had nabbed just some of a much larger group offending in the Hastings area.
A 12-year-old autistic boy who had his electronics and birthday presents stolen in a burglary has been gifted a new laptop by a Hawke's Bay Today reader.
Like Lena Dunham's character in 'Girls' do twenty-somethings rely too much on their parents for financial support? Photo / AP, Thinkstock The defining moment for Hannah Horvath in Girls , the pivotal event to set the tone for the entire series, came when her parents financially cut her off.
FINAL FAREWELL: The farewell muster in 1914 at the old Motueka wharf for volunteer troops including Private William Ham, circled.
The worst ebola disease outbreak on record is unlikely to reach New Zealand from west Africa, the Ministry of Health's director of public health says.
'It would seem obvious that, as a community, we should take on this scourge with all guns blazing,' says Brian Rudman.
We read about it or see it in the news every other week. But very few of us can pronounce it, let alone put a name to it.
First the Prime Minister disdained an apology to the woman whose alleged abuser was allowed to leave with diplomatic immunity, then the Transport Minister bypassed airport boarding security, now the Conservation Minister is telling the Fish and Game Council to back off the issue of dairy farms' river pollution.
There is no going back now. Construction of the Transmission Gully motorway north of Wellington has been set in stone by the Government and work will start in a matter of months.
For the first time, researchers are preparing to drop a battery of sensors deep into a seismic fault to record the build-up and occurrence of a massive earthquake.
New Zealand needs to listen to Pacific Island leaders when it comes to climate change action, said the Green Party today.
Statistics Minister Nicky Wagner says the latest Use and Trust in Official Statistics Survey shows an increasing number of New Zealanders are taking part in surveys and accessing government statistics online.
Two separate funeral services are to be held on different sides of the world for a tragic Ulsterwoman who died whilst serving as Dean of Christchurch Cathedral, New Zealand.
Police have charged two men for "car surfing", after a video of the "stupid" and "dangerous" act appeared on YouTube.
The Fire Service has warned against the fire risks of using candles and alternative heating, following three deaths in the last year involving people sleeping in caravans and sleepouts.
MEMORIAL RIDE: Jocelyn Lee Goodwin, 51, was killed in a crash in April. This picture, was taken in August 2012 at a Bike Manawatu Dinner.
The Fire Service Commission's appeal against a Palmerston North City Council planning decision that could silence the Ashhurst fire siren could be resolved out of court.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 12:12 am
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