Archive for June, 2009

Green’s split-target the way forward

Press Release – Green Party

A split-target for emissions reductions is the practical way forward for New Zealand, the Green Party said today.
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New Co. Spawns out of Agbiotech Innovators Academy

Press Release – AgBiotech Innovators Academy

In 2007, the Waikato Innovation Park, with $1 million of funding from the Tertiary Education Commission, set up the Agbiotech Innovators Academy (AIA). The initiative is now wrapping up and has spawned the formation of a new company that is developing …
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Mapit Designer turns complexity into simplicity

Press Release – Mapit Designer

Mapit Designer 3.0, a software tool that allows users to easily build decision trees and process maps which can be outputted as HTML script, was released today. Mapit Designer is for users who need to guide their customers through complex interactions …
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Council finalises plan, 3.27 % average rates rise

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council finalised its Long-Term Council Community Plan last night – agreeing on a plan that will mean an average real rates increase for 2009/10 of 3.27 percent. The average real rates increase takes into account the increased …
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Council finalises plan, 3.27 % average rates rise

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council finalised its Long-Term Council Community Plan last night – agreeing on a plan that will mean an average real rates increase for 2009/10 of 3.27 percent. The average real rates increase takes into account the increased …
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Chip Group Calls For Best Practice Frying

Press Release – The Chip Group

As business booms for chip shops around the country, the Chip Group is urging shop owners to adopt best practice frying techniques for the health of their customers.
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Government provides NPF schemes with $34m

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government has authorised a $33.7 million injection to three Crown-guaranteed National Provident Fund schemes to help cover lower than expected returns, Finance Minister Bill English says.
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Bus crash in Tasman District, 3:00pm 30 Jun 2009

Press Release – New Zealand Police

At about 3.20 pm on the 29th of June 2009, a Ritchies bus carrying 16 children home from school crashed into a power pole on Blue Spur Road, Hokitika. Fortunately there were no injuries apart from minor bumps and bruises sustained by the students. The …
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Pseudoephedrine no boost to performance

Press Release – Massey University

Many top-level cyclists may be putting their health at risk for no competitive gain by taking pseudoephedrine, according to new research.
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A depressed economy means more depressed Kiwis

Press Release – LifeLine

The effects of the recession – job losses, house repossessions and personal debt – are all taking their toll on the nation’s mental health.
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Public meeting for ASB Community Trust

Press Release – ASB Community Trust

ASB Community Trust is holding a public meeting in Auckland next month (August) to present its 2009 financial year results and discuss plans for the future.
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Hawke’s Bay Airport becomes corporate entity

Press Release – New Zealand Government

From tomorrow Hawke’s Bay Airport will operate as an airport company with the Crown, Napier City Council and Hastings District Council becoming shareholders.
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Challenging The Tried And True

Press Release – The Main Report Group

In politics and business it’s tempting to stay with the tried and true – do business with the companies you’ve always done business with, put the work the way of old school mates, whose values and psychology you understand.
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Printing Gets Green Makeover

Press Release – Pride In Print

Printing Gets Green Makeover The print and paper industries have been praised for leading the way in environmental awareness, leaving other industries in their wake as they set new benchmarks in “green” initiatives and in health and safety. Charlie …
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Lachlan McKenzie addressesDairy AGM

Speech – Federated Farmers

Welcome to your National Conference and Annual General Meeting of Federated Farmers Dairy Industry Section.
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Bruce Wills addresses Meat & Fibre AGM

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Nine months ago meat and fibre farmers were licking their wounds, having just survived their most unprofitable season for 50 years.
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Govt confirms EFSA findings on A1 milk

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government will not convene a group of experts to discuss the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) review of the science of A1 milk, Minister for Food Safety Kate Wilkinson announced today. The previous administration had agreed to the Slorach …
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Line 7 blames volatile kiwi for receivership

Article – Businesswire

June 30 – Line 7 Ltd., the manufacturer of sailing and outdoor apparel, has entered receivership for the second time in its history.
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MSD cutting jobs when unemployment rising

Press Release – Public Service Association

The Public Service Association is concerned that the Ministry of Social Development is cutting up to 200 jobs due to a cut in government funding, at a time when unemployment is rapidly rising… The Ministry has confirmed that under the restructuring 12 Child …
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Nats Drop Glass Ceiling On Women’s Heads

Press Release – Young Labour

“The Minister of Women’s Affairs released a ‘clear goal for New Zealand women’ – ‘Women having real choices and using their strengths to maximise social and economic success’ yet she stood idly by as the specialist unit to achieve pay equity was …
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