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Telstraclear Signs Exclusive Partnership With Verint Systems

8 July 2008 - TelstraClear has signed a reseller agreement with Verint's Witness Actionable Solutions group, the world-leading provider of workforce optimisation solutions for the contact centre, as well as remote office, branch and back-office operations.

Optimists Outweigh Pessimists (Just) In Job Security Stakes

Optimists Outweigh Pessimists (Just) In Job Security Stakes

8 July 2008 - The number of New Zealanders concerned about their job security due to the economic outlook is just outnumbered by those who remain unconcerned, reveals a survey by specialist recruiter Hays.

Australia Leads The Way Again With Smart Thinking On Renewable Energy

8 July 2008 - An Australian state has given renewable energy a huge push with a new law designed to make investment in small scale renewables very attractive for the average household and business.

"Tuppies" (Tradie Urban Professionals) Turning Work Horses Into Show Ponies

8 JULY 2008 - A recent survey conducted by TMI Pacific, distributors of the Mahindra Pik-Up utility vehicle, found that other than the obvious choice of the tool box and mobile phone, 10% of tradies named the ute as their best mate on the job, rating it higher than the Aussie tradie icon of "the

Carbon Stored In Wood Products Needs Recognition

8 July 2008 - The proposal to recognise the stored carbon content of wood products in Australia's Emissions' Trading Scheme should be adopted in New Zealand, according to NZ Wood's Geoff Henley.

Optimists Outweigh Pessimists (just) In Job Security Stakes

8 July 2008 - The number of New Zealanders concerned about their job security due to the economic outlook is just outnumbered by those who remain unconcerned, reveals a survey by specialist recruiter Hays.

Direct Use Of Gas Could Slash Nz's Co2 Output

8 July 2008 - Using gas and LPG for water and space heating, instead of electricity, could cut New Zealand's CO2 output by nearly two million tonnes pa.

Plunket Supporting More Families

Plunket Supporting More Families

In the midst of a recent baby boom in most areas of New Zealand, Plunket has seen a significant increase in the number of enrolments over the last year - and continues to provide support for over 92% of young families.

Westpac Offers Support, Comment On Finance Legislation

Westpac Offers Support, Comment On Finance Legislation

Westpac New Zealand has voiced its support for two key pieces of legislation related to the financial services industry being considered by Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Select Committee.

Pml 38146 Exploration Well - Momoho 1 (offshore Taranaki Basin, New Zealand)

Origin Energy Resources (Kupe) Limited, on behalf of the Kupe Joint Venture, advises that at 7.30 am New Zealand time this morning the exploration well Momoho 1 had reached a depth of 2,898m and the drill crew was preparing to pull out of hole prior to running 9-5/8 inch casing.