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Road-toll heat on drink drivers

Police are widening the scope of their fight against fatal drink-driving accidents by almost doubling the number of booze buses patrolling roads. Four more buses will be introduced next month, boosting the national breath-testing fleet - which ACC provides to police - to nine. The road-based campaign will work in tandem with the Land Transport Safety Authority's shock advertising, aimed at combating drink-driving, excessive speed and failure to wear seatbelts. The authority spends about $7 million...

Pepper spray: we played it straight say police

Police know how an intellectually disabled man died after being pepper-sprayed in Hamilton, but last night said they were unable to release details...

Hackles raised at fur protests

Inner-city Auckland retailers say they are being targeted by a group of animal rights activists who have issued death threats, cut phone lines...

New Zealand News


Douglas Myers, Craig Heatley mansions touted to foreigners

Police admit picking up Limerick from Murdoch's house

Stalemate in University student fee row

Man charged over spate of Hamilton fires

Drugs theme in disappearance of Philip Cowan

Troops not harmed by N-tests says report

Rugby heaven despite Whakatane Marist's 16th defeat

World News


Lawyer rejects political motive in Scott-Scrivener killings

India, Pakistan summit tries to end 54 years of enmity

Condit takes own lie-detector test

Serbian leader angry at aid delay

Northern Ireland peace deal still possible, say PMs

Narrow special election lead boosts Australian Liberals

Kyoto pact needs last-minute reprieve

Business News


Oil hopes raised for Anzon relisting

Bee-killing mite spreads further south

Global web law a thorny issue

O'Sullivan: Montana race is one solely for winning

Fortex payout within weeks

Varroa mite takes buzz out of Waikato's beehives

Rural delivery: Record growth, but hard to keep it up

IT News


Global web law a thorny issue

You wanna cyber-bet?

Injunction could be end of the line for Napster

Web pirates give 'Snatch' top billing on downloads

Online education firms run into difficulties

Microsoft to allow PC makers to alter Windows

Back Orifice virus victims helped by accused: witness

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