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Iconic Control Tower Reaches New Heights

Iconic Control Tower Reaches New Heights

New Zealand’s tallest air control tower will be officially opened tomorrow (Thursday, 10 September) by Prime Minister John Key. He will laser cut a giant ribbon tied around the tower’s base, sparking fireworks to mark the occasion.
 

OCR Unchanged At 2.5 Percent

OCR Unchanged At 2.5 Percent

The Reserve Bank today left the Official Cash Rate (OCR) unchanged at 2.5 percent.

Reserve Bank Governor Alan Bollard said: "There is more evidence that the decline in economic activity is coming to an end, and that a patchy recovery is underway.

Harcourts' Invercargill And Gore Offices Receive Best Practice Accreditation

Harcourts' Invercargill And Gore Offices Receive Best Practice Accreditation

The Harcourts Invercargill and Gore offices, operated by W Thompson & Co, have achieved a New Zealand-first - receiving Best Practice Accreditation from Best Practice.com.au Pty Ltd, an Australasian company which provides real estate agencies with a highly-regarded system to assist them to im

Monet Brings In Dollars As Well As Visitors

Monet Brings In Dollars As Well As Visitors

The Monet and the Impressionists exhibition held at Te Papa earlier this year brought in a huge cash injection for Wellington. An economic impact report by McDermott Miller says the total new spend in Wellington city as a result of the exhibition, from February until May, was $34.5 million.

Parliament Barbecue Promotes LPG Safety

Energy Safety Minister, Pansy Wong, took up the tongs and barbequed some bangers at Parliament today to promote LPG appliance safety.

New President For Voice For Life Inc

New President For Voice For Life Inc

09 September 2009, Wellington At its recent Conference and AGM, pro-life organisation Voice For Life Inc appointed Gisborne Chartered Accountant, Catherine Gillies to the position of National President.

NZ In Top 20 For Global Competitiveness

NZ In Top 20 For Global Competitiveness

New Zealand has made it into the world's top 20 countries for global competitiveness. The World Economic Forum's annual Global Competitiveness Report shows New Zealand moving up from 24th place last year.

Suppliers Rally Around Open Country As Union Seeks Huge Wage Rise

Suppliers Rally Around Open Country As Union Seeks Huge Wage Rise

Open Country Cheese suppliers are vowing to keep "milk flowing" in response to union threats to strike at the Waharoa factory near Matamata.

World-Leading Payback From NZ Electricity Savings Model

New Zealand-developed compressed air audits could be a winner for climate change worldwide, says Julia Beck, the Australasian project director for manufacturers of industrial compressed air systems.

Offshore Buyers Snapping Up Prime Auckland Real Estate

Offshore Buyers Snapping Up Prime Auckland Real Estate

The Pernod Ricard building in Auckland's CBD has sold for $26.6 million in the largest Auckland commercial property sale to an offshore investor so far this year.