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Chemical Trespass In Central Otago Grape Industry Serves As A Wakeup Call

A chemical spray used by a local landowner has resulted in damage to more than 18 vineyards covering a 7km area in the Cromwell basin.

NZ Real Estate Firm First In Line For The iPad

NZ Real Estate Firm First In Line For The iPad

Apple's Steve Jobs announcement of the much anticipated iPad' tablet today is causing a stir around world. As people evaluate the implications of Apple's new wonder tablet, a new nationwide Real-Estate company, Encore, has been quick to appreciate its huge potential.

XT Update

XT Update

Telecom network engineers are continuing remedial and testing work on the XT mobile network, following service issues yesterday affecting users south of Taupo.

A number of cell sites in the South Island are still affected, resulting in a loss of XT service in those areas.

Bentley's Integrated Structural Modeling Brings Structural Engineers Into Integrated Project Workflows

Bentley's Integrated Structural Modeling Brings Structural Engineers Into Integrated Project Workflows

Enables Them to Take Full Advantage of Building Information Modeling Best Practices and Resulting Business Benefits

Investor Confidence Soars To Record High

? Highest positive response since the survey began in 1998

? Shift in attitude towards investments with greater potential returns

? Rental properties remain number one investment

Kobo Announces Availability For Tablet Computers In February 2010

Kobo Announces Availability For Tablet Computers In February 2010

With applications in development for Windows 7, Android and additional operating systems, Kobo, Inc. today announced that the service will be available for various tablet and slate computers in February 2010.

Action On XT

Action On XT

Telecom CEO Paul Reynolds announced today that in addition to capacity and design improvements already being worked on, he has commissioned an independent review on the XT network.

Mackenzie Dairy Effluent Consents Call-In

Mackenzie Dairy Effluent Consents Call-In

The government call-in of three large dairy effluent discharge consents in the Upper Waitaki recognises their national significance in relation to water quality, the sensitivity of the Mackenzie lakes, and public concern.

Government's Promises To Reduce Gender Pay Gap Are Hollow

Government's Promises To Reduce Gender Pay Gap Are Hollow

"A 2% increase of 25c to the minimum wage is a slap in the face for gender pay equity", says Angela McLeod on behalf of the Pay Equity Challenge Coalition. About 65 % of low paid workers are women.

Record Video Games Sales Despite Tough Economic Climate

Record Video Games Sales Despite Tough Economic Climate

New Zealand's interactive gaming and entertainment industry shows no signs of an economic slowdown achieving a record sales result of just over $170 million for the 2009 calendar year.