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School Kit Reaction To Growing Importance Of NZ Oil Industry

School Kit Reaction To Growing Importance Of NZ Oil Industry

Such is the growing importance of the oil industry on New Zealand's economy, that a resource kit for secondary school geography syllabus for Years 11, 12 and 13 has been completed and will be launched tomorrow at the New Zealand Oil and Gas Expo in New Plymouth.

Employment Survey Points To Need To Keep Up With Training

The Manpower Employment Survey which shows potential labour market recovery points to the need for businesses to retain an interest in training and skill development of their staff.

Ray White's New Zealand Sales Up 47 Per Cent

Ray White's New Zealand Sales Up 47 Per Cent

The Ray White Group's sales in New Zealand during August were almost 50 per cent higher than for the same period last year.

Ray White New Zealand CEO Carey Smith said there was a 47 per cent improvement on August, 2008, with significant increases reported in all regions.

Local Tourism Businesses Encouraged To Have Their Voice Heard

The region's tourism businesses can have their voice heard on the challenges and opportunities facing their industry at a workshop being held in Christchurch on 11 September 2009, organised by the Tourism Industry Association (TIA) with the support of Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism.

Swann Insurance Teams Up With Harley-Davidson

Swann Insurance Teams Up With Harley-Davidson

As the provider of insurance and warranty services for Harley-Davidson Motorcycles®, Swann Insurance are pleased to be able to offer a range of Harley-Davidson branded products for the discerning Harley® rider.

Life Pharmacy Takeover Offer For Pharmacybrands Shares Goes Unconditional

Life Pharmacy Takeover Offer For Pharmacybrands Shares Goes Unconditional

Buy back of 8,045,958 partly paid ordinary shares and bonus issue of 523,382 fully paid ordinary shares now completed Auckland, September 8, 2009 - Life Pharmacy Limited (NZX: LPL) today announced that its takeover offer for 100 percent of the share capital of Pharmacybrands Limited (PBL) has gon

Commerce Commission Releases Draft Decisions Paper Relating To Electricity Distribution Businesses

Commerce Commission Releases Draft Decisions Paper Relating To Electricity Distribution Businesses

The Commerce Commission has today released its draft decisions paper on the default price-quality paths to apply to electricity distribution businesses from 1 April 2010.

Big Day Out For New Zealand Businesses Back For Second Year

Big Day Out For New Zealand Businesses Back For Second Year

New Zealand's leading business trainers, coaches and motivators will be mentoring New Zealand businesspeople in a one-stop event in Auckland on 30 October.

Solid Energy To Invest Further $75 Million In Stockton Mine

Solid Energy To Invest Further $75 Million In Stockton Mine

Solid Energy has announced a further $75 million investment at Stockton Mine, bringing its total investment in the mine this year to about $200 million, and concluded an agreement with Downer EDI Mining NZ Ltd to jointly operate the mine in an alliance arrangement from 3 October 2009.

NZMEA: Bollard: More Than Talk?

NZMEA: Bollard: More Than Talk?

In July Reserve Bank Governor Dr. Alan Bollard said he would reassess policy settings in September if financial conditions remained tight. Conditions have worsened since then, so Bollard must follow through on his promise say the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA).