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Scientists To Probe Alpine Fault

20 MARCH 2009 - Scientists from around the world will descend on the West Coast of the South Island next week to discuss an ambitious plan to drill into the Alpine Fault and learn more about earthquakes.

Bayfair Shopping Centre Hosts Sustainable Information Expo

Bayfair Shopping Centre Hosts Sustainable Information Expo

The green knowledge wave is gathering force as a new Sustainable Information Expo makes its debut from 26 to 28 March at Bayfair Shopping Centre. The exhibition will showcase a wide variety of practical ways in which Kiwi householders can help the environment and conserve some cash.

We Need Social Innovation, Not Just Economic Innovation

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We Need Social Innovation, Not Just Economic Innovation

We’ve been here before. An economic crisis marked 1984, forcing an incoming New Zealand Government to innovate transformative solutions to the problems the country faced.

New Industry Director Appointed To Meat & Wool New Zealand And New Zealand Meat Board

New Industry Director Appointed To Meat & Wool New Zealand And New Zealand Meat Board

19 March 2009 - Silver Fern Farms' Chief Executive, Keith Cooper has been appointed to the boards of Meat & Wool New Zealand and the New Zealand Meat Board.

Solid Energy Continues Improvement In Environmental Performance

Solid Energy Continues Improvement In Environmental Performance

19 March 2008 - A 3.2% reduction in its environmental impact and substantial progress in improving the quality of the water at Stockton Opencast Mine in Buller are the main achievements highlighted in Solid Energy's 2008 environmental report, released today.

Don't Let Your Contacts Let Your Down

Don't Let Your Contacts Let Your Down

19 March 2009 - An Auckland recruitment specialist is warning job seekers to pay more attention to their references if they want to land new jobs - and avoid embarrassment.

Ports Of Auckland Applies For Consent To Deepen Berth

Ports Of Auckland Applies For Consent To Deepen Berth

19 March 2009 - Ports of Auckland has lodged a resource consent application to deepen one of the ship berths at its Fergusson container terminal.

The move follows the completion in 2007 of a major project to deepen the Rangitoto shipping channel.

Once A Day, Non-Stimulant Treatment For ADHD Funded

Once A Day, Non-Stimulant Treatment For ADHD Funded

19 March 2009 - PHARMAC has approved funding for a new type of drug to treat behavioural problems in children.

Airport To Call Up $12m Capital From Councils

Airport To Call Up $12m Capital From Councils

19 March 2009 - Hamilton International Airport is to call up $12 million in unpaid capital from its five council shareholders. Announcing this today, chairman of Waikato Regional Airport Limited, Jerry Rickman, said the capital is to be paid in July .

Opus To Trim UK Operations

Opus To Trim UK Operations

18 March 2008 - Yesterday Opus people in the UK were advised of the company's intention to reduce its workforce there of 360 by 75.

In 2008 the UK operation recorded a pre-tax loss of $5.4m.