Monday, 17 May 2021

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  • Cultural Safety In Vocational Medical Training

    12:57 | 14/5/21
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    The Council of Medical Colleges in New Zealand (CMC), in partnership with Te Ohu Rata o Aotearoa (Te ORA), has released a research report looking at cultural safety training in vocational medical training. The report draws on the experiences of Maori ... more»
  • Vertiv Appoints Bhargav Kumar Bhatt National M&E Channel Manager

    12:14 | 14/5/21
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    Auckland, New Zealand [May 14, 2021] – Vertiv, (NYSE: VRT), a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, today announced the appointment of Bhargav Kumar Bhatt as National Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) ... more»
  • Effects Of COVID-19 On Trade: At 5 May 2021

    12:00 | 14/5/21
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    Effects of COVID-19 on trade is a weekly update on New Zealand’s daily goods trade with the world. Comparing the values with previous years shows the potential impacts of COVID-19. The data is provisional and should be regarded as an early, indicative ... more»
  • Port Nelson Commits To Reduce Its Carbon Footprint With Science-based Emission Reduction Targets

    11:08 | 14/5/21
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    Port Nelson Limited (PNL) has committed to reducing its carbon footprint by over 40% over the next 14 years. This reduction is part of the Port’s commitment to comply with a ‘science-based emission reduction target’ (SBTi) programme. Once ... more»
  • Strengthening The Licensed Building Practitioners Scheme

    11:05 | 14/5/21
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    The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has announced changes to the Licensed Buildings Practitioners (LBP) scheme to improve accountability, efficiency and fairness. “We are strengthening our occupational regulation of Licensed Building ... more»
  • New Default KiwiSaver Settings Designed To Benefit Members

    10:51 | 14/5/21
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    The Financial Markets Authority - Te Mana Tatai Hokohoko (FMA) notes the Government’s announcement today regarding new KiwiSaver default provider arrangements, these include new settings that offer a package of benefits for default KiwiSaver members. Finance ... more»
  • Encrypted Chat Apps Doubling As Illegal Marketplaces

    10:30 | 14/5/21
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    Encrypted chat apps are gaining popularity worldwide due to their central premise of not sending user data to tech giants. Some popular examples include WhatsApp, Telegram and Signal. These apps have also been adopted by businesses to securely ... more»
  • Plant Variety Rights Bill To Grow NZ Agriculture

    09:42 | 14/5/21
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    Plant breeders are pleased to see the Plant Variety Rights Bill introduced into Parliament this week. The current legislation is some 34 years old and dates back to 1987. The reform bill is required under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement ... more»
  • New Zealand Founded Vence Raises $16 Million To Deliver Virtual Fencing In Australia And The US

    08:52 | 14/5/21
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    Vence , the leading supplier of virtual fencing and herd management solutions for sustainable animal protein production, has raised $NZ16 million /$US12 million. The funding will help Vence scale the delivery of its platform in its entry markets - ... more»
  • Are Heat Pumps The Best Option For Your Rental?

    06:48 | 14/5/21
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    With the new healthy homes standards coming into force shortly, many landlords are facing a tough decision; which heating source to buy for their rental properties. It’s a hard choice, with many factors coming into play. Which heating sources will ... more»
  • Kiwis Keeping Warm This Winter With Heat Pumps

    06:40 | 14/5/21
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    When you think of air conditioning in Hamilton , you likely think about the device that keeps your home cool in the summer. However, we might be in for a long, cold winter this year, so it’s lucky that most air conditioners can also keep our homes ... more»
  • Price Caps Limit Usefulness Of First-Home Buyer Grants On Conventional Houses

    06:36 | 14/5/21
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    As a first-home buyer, the market is clearly tough to enter right now. House prices continue to boom, as they have done for at least the past year, and it doesn’t look like there’s an end in sight. House prices keep creeping upwards and move ... more»
  • The Truth About Counter Appliances’ Planned Obsolescence

    06:32 | 14/5/21
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    It’s likely you’ve come across the term ‘planned obsolescence’ if you’ve ever had a discussion about sustainability. You know, the idea that manufacturers purposefully create a flaw in their products or systems so that people will replace ... more»
  • Private Equity And Venture-backed Investment Record New Highs For NZ Activity

    18:03 | 13/5/21
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    Total investment and divestment activity across all investment stages increased to NZ$2.5b, from NZ$2.2b in 2019. Mid-market investment increased to NZ$736m from NZ$377m in 2019. The average investment transaction value for mid-market was NZ$21.6m, ... more»
  • Christchurch Welcomes An International Feature Film

    16:48 | 13/5/21
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    Otautahi Christchurch’s new motorways could double as American roads in a production being filmed in the city in June. Kiwi producer Matt Noonan ( Hunt for the Wilderpeople ), who just wrapped production on The Royal Treatment — filmed entirely on location ... more»
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