Thursday, 20 February 2020

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  • Proposed Energy Reforms Turn Off Trust In New Zealand Government

    09:28 | 17/2/20
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    The latest research undertaken by leading online research agency, Opinion Compare , has found that while only 38% of the Kiwi population are aware of the proposed Government power reforms, 3 in 5 New Zealanders oppose the removal of prompt payment ... more»
  • Getting smarter at growing grass

    09:25 | 17/2/20
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    Trewithen is a 288ha farm with 1,100 cows in New Plymouth, owned by the Faull Family from Waitara. In his third season, sharemilker James Barbour takes us through the farm’s approach to nutrient management.  more»
  • House Of Travel’s Excellence In Cruise Recognized With Multiple Awards

    09:24 | 17/2/20
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    17 February 2020 – House of Travel were proud to receive four awards at the CLIA Cruise Industry Awards on Saturday, adding to the four awarded at the Scenic Luxury Tours and Cruise Awards earlier this month. The Cruise Lines International Association ... more»
  • NZ Eye Tech Company Sets Up Branch On Borneo To Help People

    08:39 | 17/2/20
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    New Zealand eye care technology company oDocs Eye Care, which has just invented a new eye camera, has set up a branch in Borneo, to help improve the eyesight of rural Malaysians on the land of Sarawak. Chief executive Dr Hong Sheng Chiong says ... more»
  • Kiwi Gaming Studio, RocketWerks, Takes Top Spot In Commercial Bay's PwC Tower

    08:25 | 17/2/20
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    Successful New Zealand game developer, RocketWerkz, has leased the top two floors of the new PwC Tower at Auckland’s most-anticipated city centre development, Commercial Bay. The company, founded in Dunedin by Dean Hall, has signed a six-year lease for ... more»
  • The Metal Trump Wants More Than Gold

    21:24 | 15/2/20
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    China has a monopoly on one of the most strategic metals on the planet, and Washington is anxious to change that. Global dominance at this point in the game means control of the rare earths elements that form the backbone of existing technology and the ... more»
  • Zespri’s Mount Maunganui Head Office Officially Opened

    15:23 | 15/2/20
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    Zespri has officially opened its Mount Maunganui head office as part of the kiwifruit industry’s marquee Momentum 2020 conference. With phase one of the new building complex completed in April 2019, phase two has seen the completion of a new meeting ... more»
  • Zagga’s Peer To Peer Lending Showing Strong Returns

    18:53 | 14/2/20
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    With more than 1,000 investors earning average interest rates of 8% per annum, Zagga's unique peer to peer lending model offers strong returns with real security. While other providers are making changes to their models, Zagga has been the quiet achiever ... more»
  • Rock Lobster Fishing Quota Feedback Sought

    16:13 | 14/2/20
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    Fisheries New Zealand is seeking public feedback on proposals to allow rock lobster fishers to carry forward some or all of their uncaught Annual Catch Entitlement (ACE) into the following fishing year, which begins in April 2020. The consultation is ... more»
  • Paua Poachers Slammed By Industry

    15:57 | 14/2/20
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    The Paua Industry Council (PIC) has praised the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) for a sting operation that uncovered an illegal paua operation. PIC chief executive officer, Jeremy Cooper, said poachers put the whole resource at serious ... more»
  • New Season Of 'Narcos: Mexico' Poised For Franchise's Best Debut Yet

    14:48 | 14/2/20
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    Parrot Analytics has found that US demand in the lead up to the new season of Narcos: Mexico is higher than that ahead of any previous season of the franchise. Our Time-Shift Analysis reveals that demand in the lead up to season two of Narcos: Mexico is far ... more»
  • What Do You Get When You Cross Opinion With News?

    13:30 | 14/2/20
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    Journalism and opinion are supposed to be clearly separated, but that difference is shrinking – and perhaps disappearing. Objective reporting is like utopia, it cannot really exist. A journalist does not know all the right questions to ask, cannot ... more»
  • Contracting Is Not A "problem" That Needs "solving"

    13:26 | 14/2/20
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    Counting by the number of times the phrases “gig economy” and “future of work” are mentioned by the news media, you could be forgiven for thinking full-time employment was a thing of the past. Yet last year the Productivity Commission reported the so-called ... more»
  • Rental price indexes: January 2020

    12:43 | 14/2/20
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    The rental price indexes measure the changes in prices that households pay for housing rentals.  more»
  • New CEO Appointed For Harraways

    12:14 | 14/2/20
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    After 20 years as Chief Executive Officer of New Zealand’s only oat mill, Dunedin based Harraway & Sons Limited, Stuart Hammer has announced his retirement. The Company’s Chairman, Trevor Scott, said that over this period, under Stuart’s ... more»
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