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Harcourts Launches New Credit Card

Harcourts Launches New Credit Card

18 August 2008 - Harcourts New Zealand has launched a unique new credit card issued by ASB that offers an industry-leading 120 days interest free credit from account opening*.

Workers Negotiate Historic Pay Deal At Westpac. 5% Increase And Sales Targets Out Of Pay

18 August 2008 - Union members in Westpac have voted in favour of an historic collective agreement settlement offer that includes a new competency based pay system that removes debt sales targets being linked to pay increases and a 5% wage increase.

Construction Salary Survey Released

Construction Salary Survey Released

18 August 2008 - Biggest increases in Government, civil/infrastructure, refurbishment and fit-out projects

Service Sector Activity Improves In July

18 August 2008 - Service sector activity has improved slightly from its worst result in June, according to the Bank of New Zealand - Business NZ Performance of Services Index (PSI).

Low-Carb Diets At Work Get The Tony Ferguson Thumbs Up

Low-Carb Diets At Work Get The Tony Ferguson Thumbs Up

18 August 2008 - Australian diet king Tony Ferguson devised the best selling weight management plan across the Tasman and he's in New Zealand to talk about losing weight while you work.

Freightways Delivers Again With Record Full Year Result

18 August 2008 - Freightways Limited (NZX:FRE) has been able to shrug off a challenging domestic market to achieve record revenues and earnings for the year ended 30 June 2008.

Trinity Buys Bioactivity Investigation Group

Trinity Buys Bioactivity Investigation Group

18 August 2008 - The University of Otago has sold one of its commercial research groups following seeding development over the last seven years. The Bioactivity Investigation Group (BIG) at the University's Wellington campus has been sold to Trinity Bioactives Ltd.

Pacific Blue Drops Domestic Fares Up To $10 -- On Sale From Today

Pacific Blue Drops Domestic Fares Up To $10 -- On Sale From Today

18 August 2008 - Pacific Blue today launched its new range of 'GO! Fares*' into the New Zealand market, offering seats on selected domestic flights at up to $10 off its already low fares.

ACC, Finance Lending, Work Rights Wage Drive

ACC, Finance Lending, Work Rights Wage Drive

15 August 2008 - In 'The Unionist' this week: where is the evidence for an Australian Compensation Corporation, bank workers call for overhaul of lending practices, and the Work Rights Wage Drive heads north.

Carrington Resort Hotel Manager Appointment

15 AUGUST 2008 - Simon Jones has been appointed the new general manager for Carrington Resort A Heritage Hotel. He joins the resort from Omata Retreat in Russell which he and his wife, Lian, managed for the last five years.