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Southland Farmers To Feature At World Dairy Summit In Mexico

1 OCTOBER 2008 - Leading agribusiness lender Rabobank recently announced Abe and Anita de Wolde from Southland as the winners of the 2008 World Dairy Summit competition.

NZ Contractors' Federation Calls For 'Double Whammy' Investment In Infrastructure, Not Super Funds

1 October 2008 - The New Zealand Contractors' Federation has called for more investment in the country's infrastructure rather than shares, following a $716 million loss by "the Cullen Fund".

Eday Comes To Christchurch

1 October 2008 - CHRISTCHURCH CITY COUNCIL MEDIA RELEASE

Christchurch residents will get the opportunity to take part in eDay for the first time on Saturday 4th October.

Veda Advantage And Terralink To Launch New Suite Of Detailed Property Verification Products

Veda Advantage And Terralink To Launch New Suite Of Detailed Property Verification Products

1 October 2008 - Veda Advantage, New Zealand's largest credit bureau and land and property information provider Terralink, are poised to launch a host of new products offering information from the combined databases of both companies.

Asteron To Focus On Core Businesses Of Risk And Investments

Asteron To Focus On Core Businesses Of Risk And Investments

1 October 2008 - Asteron Life Ltd has today announced that it will no longer continue to offer home loan products to the market, as part of a renewed strategy to focus on its core areas of risk and investments. The company will continue to administer existing Asteron home loans.

PGG Wrightson Blames 'Extreme' Conditions For Settlement Delay

Wellington, Oct 1 NZPA - PGG Wrightson is blaming "extreme financial market conditions" for a delay in settlement of the proposed purchase of 50 percent of Silver Fern Farms.

Home Building Slumps In August, Set To Continue Declining

Home Building Slumps In August, Set To Continue Declining

Wellington, Sept 30 NZPA - A nearly eight-year low in housing units authorised in August may herald more weakness in the home building sector yet to come, economists said.

Smartpay Restructures In Quest For Profit

Wellington, Sept 30 NZPA - Payment technology company SmartPay said today it wanted to lift profits by focusing on telecommunications, music and media, and taxi payments.

Two Trophies for Mud House at NZ International Wine Show

Two Trophies for Mud House at NZ International Wine Show

The leading winery Mud House Wines has another two accolades to add to the awards cabinet, having received two Trophy Awards at this year’s New Zealand International Wine Show – New Zealand’s largest wine competition which attracted over 2000 entries.

Speirs Completes Sale Of Finance Arm To Allied Farmers

Wellington, Sept 30 NZPA - Palmerston North-based Speirs Group has completed the $5.6 million sale of its finance business to Allied Farmers.

Payment included $3.1m cash, and new shares in Allied Farmers to the value of $2.5m, leaving Speirs with about 8.7 percent of Allied Farmers.