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Advertising Standards Association Upholds Complaint Against Advert For Linea Weatherboards

Advertising Standards Association Upholds Complaint Against Advert For Linea Weatherboards

22 December 2008 - Televised adverts for Linea weatherboards breached advertising standards according to a decision made by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).

Meat & Wool NZ Launches Grass-Fed Beef Promotion In Japan

Meat & Wool NZ Launches Grass-Fed Beef Promotion In Japan

22 December 2008 - Meat & Wool New Zealand mounted a major New Zealand grass-fed beef promotion during December in the island chain of Okinawa, the southern-most prefecture in Japan.

Toll NZ Choose Telstraclear For Transformation

Toll NZ Choose Telstraclear For Transformation

22 December 2008 - Toll New Zealand has chosen TelstraClear to transform its IT and Telecommunications infrastructure and support services over the next five years.

Air New Zealand Kids @ Christmas Auction Tops $400,000

Air New Zealand Kids @ Christmas Auction Tops $400,000

19 December 2008 - More than $409,000 has been raised from the Air New Zealand Kids @ Christmas Charity Auction which finished last evening.

The money will be distributed between Make-A-Wish Foundation and Kids restore New Zealand.

Air New Zealand Purchases Boeing 787 And 777-300 Simulators

Air New Zealand Purchases Boeing 787 And 777-300 Simulators

19 December 2008 - Air New Zealand has purchased Boeing 787 and Boeing 777-300 full-flight simulators to be based at its Auckland simulator centre.

Christmas Rush Finally Hits In Last Five Days

Christmas Rush Finally Hits In Last Five Days

19 December 2008 - Despite a worrying economic outlook, this weekend is set to be the busiest shopping weekend of the year with the Christmas rush finally upon us, claims Auckland's leading shopping district, Newmarket.

"Pent Up" Buyers And Sellers Predicted To Act In 2009

"Pent Up" Buyers And Sellers Predicted To Act In 2009

19 December 2008 - The volume of New Zealand real estate sales should increase in 2009, with "pent up" buyers and sellers likely to take action after months of stalling, according to Harcourts New Zealand CEO Bryan Thomson.

Strengthening NZ Dollar Affects Wool Values

Strengthening NZ Dollar Affects Wool Values

18 DECEMBER 2008 - New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd reports that prices at today's wool auctions, the final sales for 2008, fared better than expected, considering the strengthening New Zealand dollar and difficult trading conditions.

Cut Landing Fees - Air New Zealand

Cut Landing Fees - Air New Zealand

18 December 2008 - New Zealand airports are being urged to help stem the drop off in tourism numbers by following a Singaporean initiative making it cheaper for airlines to operate flights at its international airport.

NZRU To Make Budget Cuts In 2009

NZRU To Make Budget Cuts In 2009

The New Zealand Rugby Union has announced a cautious budget approach for 2009 which will see changes to some teams and competitions.

The announcement follows last week's unveiling of an additional funding package to assist New Zealand's 26 Provincial Unions.