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Swissinfo.ch: World Heritage Sites In Switzerland

swissinfo.ch is presenting special multimedia reports on the country's growing and diverse list of Unesco World Heritage Sites. The special dossier, available online in Switzerland's national languages, is now also in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese and Japanese.

First Vessel In $100+ Million Investment In Auckland Economy Arrives At Viaduct Harbour

First Vessel In $100+ Million Investment In Auckland Economy Arrives At Viaduct Harbour

Big Fish, a unique 45 metre Luxury Expedition Vessel (LEV), and the first in a range of a new class of steel hulled adventure yachts worth more than $100 million to the Auckland economy, has arrived at the Viaduct Harbour for final fitting out.

ISI Appoints Communications Manager

ISI Appoints Communications Manager

The Investment Savings & Insurance Association of New Zealand (ISI) has appointed Stephen Leslie to the newly created role of Communications Manager.

April House Sales Follow Decade Long Pattern, Down On March Sales - Barfoot & Thompson

April House Sales Follow Decade Long Pattern, Down On March Sales - Barfoot & Thompson

Auckland residential property sales in April followed their traditional pattern and fell significantly on those for March.

"Sales volume in April at 671 properties was down on that for March by 27.6 percent," said Peter Thompson, Managing Director of Barfoot & Thompson.

BNZ Currency Reports

BNZ Currency Reports

The NZD lost some of its lustre last night. A sharp reassessment of global risk appetite dragged NZD/USD from around 0.7300 to a smidge below 0.7200.

Westpac Institutional Bank Morning Report

Westpac Institutional Bank Morning Report

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Europe again. Risk markets tumbled amid concerns the Greek financial crisis is spreading to Spain and Portugal.

Westpac Global Markets Strategy Group: Morning FX Thoughts - NZ Edition

Westpac Global Markets Strategy Group: Morning FX Thoughts - NZ Edition

Europe again. Risk markets tumbled amid concerns the Greek financial crisis is spreading to Spain and Portugal.

ANZ Morning Currency Briefing

ANZ Morning Currency Briefing

CURRENCY: Equity weakness and European concerns should flow through to the Asian session today. Support on dips will be evident for the NZD however the EUR remains perilously close to the ultimate key level.

Heretaunga Urban Plains Development Strategy Consultation To Close Soon

Heretaunga Urban Plains Development Strategy Consultation To Close Soon

Hawke's Bay councils collaborating on the Heretaunga Urban Plains Development Strategy (HPUDS) are encouraging anyone with a view on the future development of the Plains to put their submission in before the closing date, Friday May 14.

Prices Consolidate In Globaldairytrade Event

Prices Consolidate In Globaldairytrade Event

Following the May trading event on globalDairyTrade, Fonterra's internet-based sales platform, the gDT-TWI index was down 0.8%. Paul Grave, globalDairyTrade Manager, said the outlook remained positive.