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Housing Bubbles: Learning To Grow Up

It needs to be borne in mind however – that the role of the finance sector generally, was simply to provide the “fuel” – and within dysfunctional urban markets where housing exceeded three times household incomes, the financing had to adapt, if finance firms …
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Healthcare Solutions Highlighted at Medica 2008

Globally recognised for its strengths and expertise across a range of sectors, such as biotechnology, ICT and specialised manufacturing, New Zealand is now blending this expertise and building up an enviable reputation in medical technologies. Medtech …
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Domestic travel up almost 20% at Chch Airport

Christchurch International Airport Ltd has reported domestic passenger growth of almost 20% compared with October last year. While international volumes have decreased by 3%, in line with national and international trends in the current economic climate, …
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Liquorland New Zealand Beer Festival Summer 2009

Petrol prices tumbling, grocery prices down, interest rates slashed and you’re about to get another tax cut. Sounds like there’s plenty left in the kitty for a cold one. But “just the usual thanks love,” won’t cut it any more. Challenging …
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Pylones Aims To Bring Fun Into Every Day Life

Fancy a kitchen whisk that resembles a squid? Or perhaps a dish brush shaped like a person? Cooking and cleaning will never be the same again with the opening of Australasia’s first Pylones store in New Zealand.
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Kiwi Games Win International Awards

New Zealand company IQideas Ltd has scooped two international awards for its high quality Kiwi-designed educational board games.
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Prime Minister to attend Apec Leader’s Summit

Prime Minister John Key leaves today for Apec in Lima, Peru, to attend the Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (Apec) Leader’s Summit.
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SPADA Conference: Key Industry Awards Presented

The Screen Production and Development Association (SPADA) presented these awards today at its annual conference:
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John Paine – Global View November 2008

Yes – there have been a lot of fires in the global financial markets. And it’s yet to be determined whether the world’s central banks and governments have been using water or gasoline.
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Business leaders concerned over emissions trading

Business leaders say it is to be expected that a new Government under an MMP system would want to review the emissions trading scheme passed by its predecessors.
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Big Rigs Deliver The ‘Drive Safe’ Message

Truckies are using their trailer gates to good advantage by urging those following behind them to drive carefully.
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Successful Conclusion to 2008 Ready to Run Sale

New Zealand Bloodstock’s 2008 Ready to Run Sale of 2YOs has withstood the economic pressures facing auctions sales around the world in recent months, by concluding with solid results from the past two days of selling at Karaka.
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