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Student ultrasound researcher scoops award

Press Release – Industrial Research Ltd

Ultrasound researcher Andrew Dawson has been named the winner of a prestigious international student innovation competition.
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2010 World Cup: South Africa, Emirates Get Ready

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

When the party finally finished at Johannesburg’s Ellis Park Stadium after the Confederations Cup soccer final last weekend, the countdown to the 2010 FIFA World Cup kick-off in South Africa truly started.
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Prudential Liquidity policy for banks released

Press Release – Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today announced the release of its prudential liquidity policy for banks.
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Funding boost for early childhood education

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Early childhood education services will receive an inflation-based funding boost of 1.95 per cent from 1 July, Education Minister Anne Tolley announced today.
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Newmarket grows by over 50% from tomorrow

Press Release – Newmarket Business Association

Just when everything in the economy seems to be contracting, Newmarket is bucking the trend and expanding dramatically. From 1 July, the Newmarket Business Association’s official geographical area will grow by over 50%.
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There’s nothing romantic in running down rail

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Nothing exposes the National Government’s inability to think beyond the short term more than its constant belittling of KiwiRail and its rail network, says Labour Transport spokesperson Darren Hughes.
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Consumers face further price increases

Press Release – Hospitality Association of New Zealand

New Zealanders face a price increase on their favourite alcoholic beverage, says Hospitality Association Chief Executive Bruce Robertson. Increases in excise tax on 1 July will trigger manufacturers and retailers moving their prices to cover not …
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Commerce Commission Should Bust Zespri Monopoly

Press Release – Libertarianz Party

Libertarianz leader Richard McGrath suggested the Commerce Commission justify its continued existence by stripping the Zespri cartel of its privileged position as a price-fixing coercive monopoly.
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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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