Today's High Court hearing into the legal status of the
tea-tape has postponed police raids on media outlets until
tomorrow at the earliest.
Six schoolgirls, the youngest only 13, were taken to hospital
after taking tainted Ecstasy pills at school yesterday.
New Zealanders will face a two-week wait for the results of
Saturday's referendum on whether to keep MMP.
MMP is still leading the referendum race in the polls, but
party leaders are split over whether the voting system should
stay or go.
Salvors have battled winds reaching more than 40 knots today
to remove a further 15 containers from the stern of the cargo
Tower Group's share price has been rallying sharply as
speculation mounts over what majority owner, Guinness Peat
Group, will do with its 35 per cent stake in the insurance
and financial services group.
A fraudster who stole $6000 from two children's charities
will avoid being sent to jail, a judge told him today.
It can be hard to take positives out of a gut-wrenching loss
in the dying seconds of a game but that was all the Breakers
could focus on following their 80-78 defeat to the Cairns
Taipans last night.
Five helicopters with monsoon buckets and firefighters on the
ground have been fighting a blazing pine plantation in the
Far North this afternoon.
Nathan Friend's defence has never been an issue during his 10
years in the NRL but now it's time to develop other areas of
his game and he says the Warriors are the ideal club to help
him do it.
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