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Reminder to farmers about effluent management

Waikato Regional Council’s monitoring of effluent management has had mixed findings, prompting a reminder to those in the dairy sector who may have taken their ‘eye off the ball’ in recent months.

Consumer confidence drops as 'NZ households get holiday blues'

The Westpac McDermott Miller Consumer Confidence Index took another step down in December, dropping 3.6 points to a level of 99.1. An index number below 100 indicates that there are more New Zealanders who are pessimistic about the economic environment than there are those who are optimistic.

Refunds sought for customers after failure to disclose early termination fees

The Commerce Commission has filed proceedings at the High Court in Auckland against Callplus Services Limited, Orcon Limited and Switch Utilities Limited - all subsidiaries of the Australian Vocus Group Limited.

Dancing Petrel vineyard wins 'Top Energy Business Grant'

Kim and Graham Gilkison celebrated with their own sparkling wine when it was announced their vineyard Dancing Petrel, had won Top Energy’s $30K Business Development Fund.

Stage one of Matai Ridge subdivision 'almost fully subscribed'

Stage one of a new subdivision in Gore has been almost fully subscribed within 24 hours of going on the market.

Retail NZ calls on New Zealand to shop nice

Shop Nice is a public awareness campaign launched by Retail NZ to support retail workers in light of increasing levels of abuse, aggression and violence from the New Zealand Public.

Feds asks for flood protection for all

Canterbury Federated Farmers presidents are alarmed to hear urban based regional councillors wildly claiming entire towns should be shifted to avoid flood protection costs.

Keep tamariki safe when hiring or using bouncy castles

WorkSafe NZ is aware of the tragic events in Tasmania and knows parents and caregivers here will be thinking about how to keep tamariki safe when hiring or using bouncy castles.

Tecnam P2002 Sierra RG ZK-SGO Collision with terrain - Tararua Range

Safety investigators from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) have made seven safety recommendations following an extensive investigation into a fatal accident that occurred in September 2019. The accident involved an Italian-designed single engine aircraft with two people on board.

NZ business events enters 'new era' with opening of Te Pae Christchurch

Business Events Industry Aotearoa (BEIA) says New Zealand is marking a milestone today with the opening of its first new-generation, world-class venue - Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre.