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67 Redundancies Proposed At CI Munro

67 Redundancies Proposed At CI Munro

30 April 2009 - The Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union has been advised of a proposal to make 67 redundancies at Caravans International Munro in Hamilton.

HVDC Fully Operational

HVDC Fully Operational

30 April 2009 - Pole 2 of the inter-island High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) link was operational from 1am this morning.

Businesses Waiting For Banks To Respond To Lower Interest Rates

Businesses Waiting For Banks To Respond To Lower Interest Rates

30 April 2009 - Banks must pass on lower wholesale interest rates if today's cut in the official cash rate is to be effective according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Zespri Takes The Lead In Measuring And Minimising The Carbon Footprint Of The New Zealand Kiwifruit Industry

Zespri Takes The Lead In Measuring And Minimising The Carbon Footprint Of The New Zealand Kiwifruit Industry

30 APRIL 2009 - A recent collaborative research study has tracked the lifecycle of ZESPRI® Kiwifruit from the orchard in New Zealand right through the supply chain to the consumer in Europe and measured the carbon equivalent emissions of each kilogram of kiwifruit produced.

Update On Commerce Commission Bank Break Fees Investigation

Update On Commerce Commission Bank Break Fees Investigation

30 APRIL 2009 - The Commerce Commission has completed the first part of its investigation into banks' break fees.

North Of The Auckland Harbour Bridge Goes 3G

North Of The Auckland Harbour Bridge Goes 3G

30 APRIL 2009 - Vodafone completes 3G coverage north of Auckland and Coromandel

Vodafone has completed its rollout of 3G coverage to towns north of the Auckland Harbour Bridge and the Coromandel Peninsula, a month ahead of schedule.

Gull Discount A Bright Spot

Gull Discount A Bright Spot

30 APRIL 2009 - Fuel discounted by 5 cents per litre from 7am Thursday 30 April.

After a week of doom and gloom, Gull New Zealand says it's offering Kiwi motorists a bright spot by discounting petrol and diesel by 5c per litre on 30 April.

Fonterra Sells Australian Ice Cream Business

Fonterra Sells Australian Ice Cream Business

Fonterra today announced it has signed binding agreements with both Nestl Australia and Regal Cream Products (Bulla Dairy Foods) to sell its Australian ice cream business.

Bollard May Need To Go Lower Than 2.5 But Can He Afford To?

Bollard May Need To Go Lower Than 2.5 But Can He Afford To?

Sargon Elias, general manger, CMC Markets New Zealand expects Reserve Bank Governor Allan Bollard to cut the OCR rate by 50bp but believes what will be of greater interest will be his commentary around the announcement.

Fyfe Must Front - EPMU

Fyfe Must Front - EPMU

The Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union does not accept that Air New Zealand CEO Rob Fyfe cannot find the time to front up to Zeal staff to defend the company's position on their terms and conditions.