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Westland Milk Products is on track to deliver forecasts

Press Release – Westland Milk Products

Westland Milk Products is on track to deliver forecast benefits from the construction of its new reverse osmosis plant in Rolleston, shareholders were told at the cooperative’s annual general meeting today. Read more »

Strike will achieve nothing, Port says

Press Release – Ports of Auckland

Tomorrow’s strike action by the Maritime Union of New Zealand – Local 13 (MUNZ) will achieve nothing, Ports of Auckland Chief Executive Tony Gibson said today. Read more »

Remarkables Market Chef competition

Press Release – Remarkables Park

Media Release from Remarkables Park Ltd Wednesday November 30 2011 Remarkables Market Chef competition searches for Queenstown’s best amateur ‘foodie’ The hugely popular Remarkables Market in Queenstown is counting down the days to the first heat … Read more »

Groser to attend UN climate change talks

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister Responsible for International Climate Change Negotiations Tim Groser will travel to Durban, South Africa, from 1-11 December to attend the annual ministerial conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Read more »

Hamilton designers take Fashion Export Scholarship

Press Release – DHL

The designers of Kiwi fashion label Nyne have been awarded with the $10,000 DHL Express Fashion Export Scholarship for 2011, and are set to make an impact on the global fashion market. Read more »

NZTA Lowers Speed Limits for State Highway 2

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

After consultation with the local community and interested parties, the NZ Transport Agency has confirmed that it will lower the speed limits on a section of State Highway 2. This area has a history of fatal and serious injury crashes. Read more »

New Deputy Chair for Abano

Press Release – Abano Healthcare Group Limited

Abano Healthcare Group Limited has announced that independent director, Susan Paterson, has been appointed as deputy chair. Read more »

AWF Group acquires Tradeforce NZ

Press Release – Allied Work Force Group

AWF Group (NZX:AWF) is acquiring Tradeforce NZ from SKILLED Group Limited. Tradeforce NZ, which operates in Auckland and Waikato, is a significant provider of skilled temporary staff to manufacturing, warehousing, food processing and logistics. Read more »

Populations of invasive ants die out naturally

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

MEDIA RELEASE 30 November 2011 _____________________________________________________ Populations of invasive ants die out naturally, saving millions in control and eradication New research shows populations of an invasive species of ants frequently collapse … Read more »

Rise in VeriSign Trust Seal Views to 800 Million/day

Press Release – Symantec

Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced that as many as 800 million people a day in 2011 viewed its VeriSign trust seals, up 60 percent from 2010 and marking the fifth straight year in which daily seal views have sharply increased. The rise … Read more »

Strong interest in local water issues

Press Release – Enviroment Canterbury

Over the last two weeks more than 60 people attended three community meetings to provide their ideas on the Upper Waitaki Zone Committee’s priorities for water management. Read more »

IBM Completes Software Project for Square Kilometre Array

Press Release – IBM

IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced it has successfully prototyped a new software architecture for automating data management, potentially making it easier for researchers to collect usable information from mega-scale data collection projects like the Square Kilometre … Read more »

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