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Research Project Will Transform Sheep Meat Processing

Research Project Will Transform Sheep Meat Processing

25 May 2009 - Leading meat industry companies and the Foundation for Research Science and Technology are partnering on a $16.7 million research initiative designed to transform sheep processing using sophisticated automation technology

Retail District's Key Crime Falls, Bucking The Trend This Recession

Retail District's Key Crime Falls, Bucking The Trend This Recession

24 May 2009 - Auckland's leading retail district is reporting a 22% reduction in its higher volume crime categories over the past 12 months, with local Police and the Newmarket Business Association attributing some of the success to a network of CCTV security cameras installed a year ago.

Fonterra Says US Dairy Export Subsidies Are Bad News

Fonterra Says US Dairy Export Subsidies Are  Bad News

23 May 2009 - Fonterra said the announcement today of Dairy Export Incentive Program (DEIP) subsidies for US dairy farmers was extremely disappointing at a time when the world dairy market is delicately balanced.

Successful Switch To Rural Market Proven By Harcourts NZ's New Rural No. 1

Successful Switch To Rural Market Proven By Harcourts NZ's New Rural No. 1

22 May 2009 - Waikato real estate industry identity Shaun Cosgrave has proven just how well he's made the transition to the rural real estate market by taking out Harcourts New Zealand's top rural honour.

Kiwis Taking Longer To Pay Off Nation's Tax Bill Despite Tax Cuts

Kiwis Taking Longer To Pay Off Nation's Tax Bill Despite Tax Cuts

22 MAY 2009 - Tomorrow [May 23] is Tax Freedom Day (TFD) - which marks the day New Zealanders have paid off the nation's tax bill and can start putting money into their own back pockets, according to leading independent accounting firm Staples Rodway.

Runaway RMA Strikes The Suburb Of Premier House

Runaway RMA Strikes The Suburb Of Premier House

22 May 2009 - The lack of compensation under the Resource Management Act (RMA) has gone from the farm and struck deep into the heart of metropolitan Wellington.

Waikato Identity Inducted Into Harcourts' Hall Of Fame

22 May 2009 - Popular and successful Hamilton realtor Brian King has been inducted into the prestigious Harcourts Hall of Fame in recognition of the significant contribution he has made to Harcourts New Zealand, the country's largest real estate group, and to the Waikato community.

Professional Standards Upgrade For New Zealand Advisers

Professional Standards Upgrade For New Zealand Advisers

The Institute of Financial Advisers (IFA) is upgrading its Professional Standards for financial advisers to ensure its members continue to follow good practice in keeping with international standards.

No Better Time To Hire A Virtual Assistant

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No Better Time To Hire A Virtual Assistant

With the recession causing many job redundancies, there has never been a better time to hire a Virtual Assistant, than right now.

Awards Reflect Market Changes - First National

Awards Reflect Market Changes - First National

21 May 2009 - First National Group's recent annual awards for real estate performance reflect changes in the economy and marketplace over one of real estate's most difficult years.