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Differing Views Leads To Callplus Withdrawal From 'Telecommunications Industry Group'

Differing Views Leads To Callplus Withdrawal From 'Telecommunications Industry Group'

CallPlus has decided to withdraw its membership of the Telecommunications Industry Group (TIG) leaving some notable gaps in the membership.

More Productive Trucks A Sensible Move

The road transport industry strongly commends the Government's initiative and farsightedness in allowing more productive trucks on New Zealand roads under a permit system, says Road Transport Forum Chief Executive Officer Tony Friedlander.

From Coal To Clean Energy

From Coal To Clean Energy

CRL Energy in Lower Hutt has successfully demonstrated the full chain from coal to hydrogen-fuelled electricity using a palladium-based membrane.

Heavier Truck Permits Welcomed By Freight Sector

Today's announcement by Transport Minister Steven Joyce of a new permit system allowing for heavier trucks on designated roads has been welcomed by the Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation.

Colenso BBDO's Animated Film Going West For NZ Book Council Wins International Prize

Colenso BBDO's Animated Film Going West For NZ Book Council Wins International Prize

Colenso BBDO's animated film Going West, produced for The New Zealand Book Council to promote books and reading, has received the nod from the Museum of Art and Design in New York.

Federated Farmers, Fonterra, Missing Big Picture In Crafar Sale Says Productive Economy Council

Federated Farmers, Fonterra, Missing Big Picture In Crafar Sale Says Productive Economy Council

In the wake of the announcement of the proposal for Hong Kong-based Natural Dairy Holdings to buy the Crafar dairy empire, various commentators have downplayed the potential negative side effects of the move.

GMT Preliminary Valuation Result

GMT Preliminary Valuation Result

Goodman (NZ) Limited, the Manager of Goodman Property Trust ("GMT" or "Trust") has confirmed that the independent valuation of the Trust's property portfolio at 31 March 2010 has reduced its carrying value to $1.5 billion.

Datasquirt Helps Hampsta Increase Revenue And Reduce Customer Acquisition Costs

Datasquirt Helps Hampsta Increase Revenue And Reduce Customer Acquisition Costs

Datasquirt (ASX: DSQ) and hampsta, the Christmas savings programme that helps you save for a guilt-free Christmas spend-up, today announced that by using CONTACT', hampsta has dramatically increased its customer numbers, while at the same time reducing its customer acquisition and management cost

Fitch Affirms NlG Insurance Limited's Ifs Rating At 'B'

Fitch Affirms NlG Insurance Limited's Ifs Rating At 'B'

Fitch Ratings-Sydney-30 March 2010: Fitch Ratings has today affirmed New Zealand-based NLG Insurance Limited's (NLG Insurance) Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) rating at 'B'. The Outlook is Stable.

Farmers Urged To Ensure Cattle Have Zinc Protection

Farmers Urged To Ensure Cattle Have Zinc Protection

AgResearch is urging North Island farmers to continue ensuring that their cattle are protected against facial eczema and to monitor their herds for the serious animal health and welfare problem.