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Insurers win battle over quake standards
6 February 2013
A High Court judge has ruled Christchurch City Council can't compel building owners to strengthen their buildings above the legal standard.
Law and Order News
Clifford Bay terminal debate hots up
People can't understand why the government is considering a $422 million ferry terminal at Clifford Bay, says Marlborough's mayor....
Pacific, Aboriginal families make peace
Police say peace talks between two warring families at Logan, south of Brisbane, ended in jokes, laughter and possibly a bit of embarrassment....
Freedom camping bylaw to be challenged
The Motor Caravan Association is challenging Westland Distrcit Council's freedom camping bylaw, which it says is very restrictive....
Council gets deadline to fix 'Ponganui'
The Wanganui District Council is facing fines of up to $600,000 if it does not fix odour problems at its wastewater treatment plant....
Extreme fire risk in Hawke's Bay
The Hastings District Council has lifted the fire risk in the region to extreme, with high temperatures and strong winds forecast....
Dangerous Far North hotel shut down
A judge has ordered the closure of a dilapidated Kaikohe Hotel after the Far North District Council went to court to have it shut down....
No respite from big stink in Whanganui
29 Dec 2012:
Whanganui residents plagued by odour problems from a wastewater treatment plant will have to put up with it for the time being, says the city's mayor....
NZer in Canada "wanted witnesses killed"
12 Dec 2012:
Peter Beckett, a former Napier City councillor accused of murdering his wife in Canada, is now accused of wanting a police officer and a lawyer killed....
Quake award to honour man who saved sister
10 Dec 2012:
The Christchurch City Council will honour 172 individuals, groups and organisations at the final Christchurch earthquake awards next week....
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Warriors look to rebound against Knights
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have bought a $26.5 million California mansion.
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Geri Halliwell doesn't "regret" the Spice Girls musical 'Viva Forever!'.
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Law and Order:
Chch murder house to be demolished
Kim Kardashian's pregnancy lips are "outta control".
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