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Board welcomes Christchurch trades academy plan

The Canterbury Employment and Skills Board (CESB) welcomes Minister Anne Tolley's announcement that the existing Christchurch Trades Academy will be expanded to provide places for three times as many students next year.

Rebranded Stafix ready to take on world

World leading agri-technology brand, Stafix, part of the Tru-Test Group, has undergone a branding refresh at the hands of brand design expert Dow Design.

Fonterra shows whey forward with UK partner

Fonterra and UK-based First Milk have announced a strategic joint venture to produce premium whey proteins for Fonterra's growing food ingredients business in Europe.

NZD worst performer over last day

NZD worst performer over last day

NZD/USD was the worst performing currency over the past 24 hours, shedding over 1 cents to 0.8320 currently. The sharp fall in NZD/USD was exacerbated by decent stop-loss selling from short-term accounts as they exited last week's long positions en-masse.

Compulsory animal ID, farmers need the where, what, whens and how's

Compulsory animal ID, farmers need the where, what, whens and how's

While Federated Farmers position on the mandatory National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) scheme is well known, the Federation must support members by ensuring they get the briefings, instruction and detail on how to be NAIT compliant by 1 July, 2012.

'Grabit' campaign delivers results for Taupo region

The 'GRABIT' winter promotion, run by Destination Great Lake Taup? (DGLT) in conjunction with local businesses and community organisations, has proven to be a success and a similar campaign is planned for next year.

True Pacific quality mark launched

Demand for Pacific produced products is set to grow, with the launch of a major initiative today to strengthen export opportunities for Pacific Island producers.

Whisper Jet coming to Te Anau Airport

A BAE-146 Whisper Jet is to land at Te Anau Airport Manapouri on Wednesday in the first jet aircraft landing for the airport.

Telecom outbound calling team wins at CRM awards

Telecom's Auckland-based Retail Outbound Customer Care team won first place for outbound business-to-business calling in New Zealand, at the CRM Contact Centre Awards held on Friday 2 September.

NEC wins partner of 2010 award

NEC wins partner of 2010 award

NEC New Zealand Ltd ("NEC") has been awarded Juniper New Zealand ("Juniper") Partner of the Year award.