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Internetnz Looks Forward To Fibre Future

Internetnz Looks Forward To Fibre Future

5 February 2009 - InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) today responds to the announcement by Communications and Information Technology Minister Steven Joyce in respect to cancellation of the Broadband Investment Fund.

Common Sense Prevails With Resource Management Act Reforms

Common Sense Prevails With Resource Management Act Reforms

5 February 2009 - Leading exporter, Glidepath Group, which wants to retain its New Zealand manufacturing base for its automated airport baggage handling and security systems, has welcomed changes to the Resource Management Act as being "common sense, good for business and good for community

Copyright Act: TUANZ Seeks Risk Mitigation Process For Major Users

Copyright Act: TUANZ Seeks Risk Mitigation Process For Major Users

5 February 2009 - TUANZ, the Telecommunications Users Association, has welcomed the release of the Internet Service Providers' draft Code of Practice on Copyright, but is looking to enhance it with an optional risk mitigation process for large end users of corporate IT networks.

Further Power Cuts In Auckland Unlikely

Further Power Cuts In Auckland Unlikely

5 February 2009 - A second transformer has been brought back into service at the Penrose Substation.

The repair work was ahead of schedule following continuous work over two nights.

Mercury Energy Invites Christchurch People To Beat The Power Price Rise

Mercury Energy Invites Christchurch People To Beat The Power Price Rise

5 February 2009 - Mercury Energy is launching into the Christchurch residential electricity market today with an offer that will enable Christchurch city householders to beat the price rise just announced by local market leader, Meridian Energy.

Botany Town Centre Shoppers Dig Deep for Auckland City Mission

Botany Town Centre Shoppers Dig Deep for Auckland City Mission

Despite worries about the economic downturn Botany Town Centre shoppers were quick to spare a thought for those less fortunate over the holiday period when they opened their wallets wide to help the Auckland City Mission get off to a good start in 2009.

SME Business Relief Package 'A Brilliant Start'

SME Business Relief Package 'A Brilliant Start'

4 February 2009 - The Government's small-business relief package is a "brilliant start" to helping small businesses ride out the economic storm, says the Motel Association of New Zealand.

Auckland Property Prices Stabilise At $502,636 Average

Auckland Property Prices Stabilise At $502,636 Average

4 February 2009 - Housing prices in the Auckland market for Barfoot & Thompson in January stabilised around the prices being achieved in the last quarter of 2008, with the average sale price in January being $502,636, less than 1 percent below the average for the last quarter in 2008, and les

New Car Sales Flat In January

New Car Sales Flat In January

4 February 2009 - A total of 5425 new cars were sold in January in New Zealand, according to official sales registration information released this morning.

This total is up a mere one per cent from December 2008, says the Motor Trade Association (MTA).

New Zealanders Expecting To Work Well Into Their 60s

New Zealanders Expecting To Work Well Into Their 60s

4 February 2009 - With an average expected retirement age of 64, high net worth individuals in New Zealand are anticipating they will have to work well into their 60s.