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Australians Eager For Banks Peninsula Properties

Australians Eager For Banks Peninsula Properties

21 May 2009 - Property on picturesque Banks Peninsula is attracting unprecedented interest from Australian buyers as trans-Tasman travel becomes easier and cheaper, two local real estate agents say.

Convention Centre For New Zealand

21 MAY 2009 - The Prime Minister, Hon John Key, has today given his support for a national convention centre and announced that government will commit (funds / or $x million) for a facility.

Positive Price Trends At North Island Wool Sale

Positive Price Trends At North Island Wool Sale

21 MAY 2009 - New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd reports prices at today's auction of North Island wool in Napier showed some positive trends, resisting a stronger New Zealand dollar.

More Competition Needed In Electricity Sector

More Competition Needed In Electricity Sector

21 MAY 2009 - Commerce Commission findings show more competition is needed in the electricity market, says Business NZ.

The Commission's investigation into power company actions during 2001 - 2007 has found no breach of the Commerce Act.

Vodafone Proposes Co-Investment To Deliver Ultra-fast Broadband

Vodafone Proposes Co-Investment To Deliver Ultra-fast Broadband

21 May 2009 - A co-investment partnership with an end-to-end business plan including building, achieving penetration, and deriving retail revenue is being proposed by Vodafone as a sustainable way to deliver Ultra-Fast Broadband to New Zealanders.

NZ Free Range Pigs Farmers Deserve Cool Support

NZ Free Range Pigs Farmers Deserve Cool Support

21 May 2009 - New Zealand pig farmers that are practising humane free-range animal management practices deserve the benefit of Mandatory Country of Origin Labelling (McoOL), and inhumane farmers need further 'outing' following SAFE's expose of intensive pig farming, according to the Soil & He

Global Internet Community To Gather In Sydney

Global Internet Community To Gather In Sydney

21 May 2009 - InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) encourages all New Zealanders with an interest in global Internet governance to attend a meeting of ICANN being held next month in Sydney.

Women Will Help Beat The Recession

21 May 2009 - Newly elected president of the New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPWNZ), Angela McLeod welcomes the launch tonight of the "Women on Boards - Why women on company boards are good for business" report by Prime Minister John Key.

ASB Quarterly Economic Forecasts May 2009

ASB Quarterly Economic Forecasts May 2009

Talk of 'green shoots' have dominated the past couple of months. The focus has been on positive (or less negative) news. "Globally there is a growing sense of a glimmer of light at the end of a long, dark tunnel", said Nick Tuffley, ASB Chief Economist.

Rural Jobs Website Launched To Fill Fencepost's Hole

Rural Jobs Website Launched To Fill Fencepost's Hole

20 May 2009 - Federated Farmers is stepping up to promote vacancies in the rural sector by launching the eponymously named website, ruraljobs.co.nz. Without any promotion, ruraljobs.co.nz has around 100 vacancies listed on it right now.