A Hawke's Bay music, drama and maths teacher and musician
with a classroom career dating back 40 years has been
sentenced to three years and four months jail for molesting
nine of his female pupils at Havelock North Primary School.
First-time protesters outraged by a $1.9 million investment
by the West Coast Regional Council in a 1080 poison plant,
today stood shoulder to shoulder with seasoned protesters, as
calls mounted for a rates boycott.