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Regional Differences For The Discerning Palate

Regional Differences For The Discerning Palate

It's official. Our Pinot Noirs exhibit clear regional differences with the challenge now being to dig deeper and expose within-region characteristics.

Telecom Announces Goodwill Gesture

Telecom Announces Goodwill Gesture

Telecom has today announced a goodwill gesture worth almost $5m, following last week's outage to the XT mobile network.

Fitch Affirms Suncorp Metway Insurance Limited And Assigns Vero Insurance Limited 'A+'

Fitch Affirms Suncorp Metway Insurance Limited And Assigns Vero Insurance Limited 'A+'

Fitch Ratings-Sydney-01 February 2010: Fitch Ratings has today affirmed Australia-based Suncorp Metway Insurance Limited's (SMIL) rating and assigned an Insurer Financial Strength rating to Vero Insurance Limited (VIL), following a review of the group.

Paraco Technology Ltd Announces Licensing Deal That Could Develop New Animal Health Products

ParaCo Technology Ltd, the wholly owned subsidiary of AgResearch Limited, has announced that it has signed an international licensing agreement with a leading Belgian Agro-Biotech company deVGen NG to access a range of small molecules that could allow development of active ingredients for new ani

Google's Android OS To Continue Growth

Google's Android OS To Continue Growth

Ovum report, Smartphone market forecast 2009-2015, outlines a number of reasons for the continued adoption of the Android OS.

New Zealand Trade And Enterprise Has Appointed New Chairs To The New Zealand And Europe Advisory Boards.

Wayne Norrie succeeds Greg Cross as Chair of the New Zealand Beachheads Advisory Board, while Richard Keyse replaces Eric Tracey as Chair of the Europe Beachhead Advisory Board. Greg Cross will remain on the New Zealand Board as an advisor until June 2010.

Employers Failing To Benefit From Referral Networks

With business confidence rising and employers once again looking to hire, employers should concentrate their energies on using their referral networks to find quality staff, says Megan Alexander, New Zealand general manager of specialist recruitment firm Robert Half.

Flight Centre Limited Boosts Business Travel Presence

Flight Centre Limited Boosts Business Travel Presence

FLIGHT Centre Limited (FLT) has moved to strengthen its presence in the corporate travel market.

Closer Tasman Association And Name Change For Accountancy Firm

Closer Tasman Association And Name Change For Accountancy Firm

A new cross-Tasman association of accounting firms has been formed with Auckland based HLB Wylie McDonald joining the Australian HLB Mann Judd National Association, which as a result has changed its name to the HLB Mann Judd Australasian Association.

Tough Economic Conditions Persist Despite Positive In-market Pricing

The strength of the New Zealand dollar (NZD) will have the biggest impact on sheep and beef farm gate receipts and profitability, according to Meat & Wool New Zealand's Mid-Season Update for 2009-10.