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Archive for November, 2014

Students Achievements Recognised by Industry

Press Release – Industrial Symbiosis Kawerau

Yesterday eight Kawerau students were recognised for their diligence and achievements during their participation in the Industrial Symbiosis Kawerau (ISKawerau) work experience programme. The ceremony was attended by participating employers and students, plus … Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall as oil prices weigh on NZOG

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 28 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand shares fell paced by New Zealand Oil & Gas as oil prices sank overnight while Air New Zealand gained on the prospect of continuing cheap jet fuel. Pacific Edge gained on its first-half earnings. Read more »

CORRECT:Lambskin prices slump

Article – BusinessDesk

CORRECT:China’s crackdown on polluting tanneries, Russia sanctions drive record slump in lambskin prices Read more »

Mowbray widens 1H loss, considers future as listed company

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Mowbray Collectables, the listed stamp and collectables dealer and auction house, widened its first-half loss as it records “the worst six months in the company’s history” and weighs its future as a listed company. … Read more »

Further consultation on Portobello Road Changes

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 28 November 2014) The Dunedin City Council will work further with key parties to finalise a design for the southernmost section of Portobello Road. Read more »

USA’s housed dairying techniques offer lessons for NZ

Press Release – Crowe Horwath

The high input housed dairying that makes up a major portion of USA output, provides valuable lessons for New Zealand farmers on managing the different components that go into these successful ventures, says Neil McAra, Crowe Horwarth Managing Principal … Read more »

Whanganui already a ‘gigatown’

Press Release – Wanganui District Council

Mayor Annette Main and the Whanganui Digital Leaders Forum have congratulated Dunedin on its win in the Chorus #Gigatown competition. Read more »

NZ dollar heads for 0.7% monthly gain in November

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads for 0.7% monthly gain in November, bouncing back from mid-year slide Read more »

Untouched World back in the White House

Press Release – Untouched World

New Zealand lifestyle brand Untouched World is finding favour in the US. Their Ecopossum fine Merino and possum fibre clothing was worn by none other than US President Barack Obama, as he made Thanksgiving Day calls to US troops from the Oval Office this morning. Read more »

Joyce to attend Sydney job fair

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce will travel to Sydney on Sunday morning to attend the New Zealand job fair. Read more »

New Zealanders Urged to Vote for Community Health Projects

Press Release – Medibank

With only a week left to vote its time for New Zealanders to get behind their local not-for-profit organisations vying for a 2015 Medibank Community Grant. Read more »

Speed restrictions and possible delays on SH36 in December

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists to expect short delays when travelling on State Highway 36 (SH36) between Tauranga and Rotorua in December. Read more »

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