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New Wind Farm Welcomed

New Wind Farm Welcomed

``Wind energy's positive contribution to New Zealand is growing as good progress is made with several projects,'' says New Zealand Wind Energy Association Chief Executive Fraser Clark, welcoming Meridian Energy's announcement that it will begin construction of its 64 megawatt (MW) Te Uku Wind Far

Blis Technologies Ltd Reveals Major Us Retailer

Blis Technologies Ltd Reveals Major Us Retailer

Dunedin based BLIS Technologies Ltd (NZX: BLT), developers and manufacturers of products and ingredients for the oral healthcare market, is able to confirm to shareholders, the identity of the major US based retailer undertaking a 50-store commercial trial of the BLIS K12 probiotic.

Organic Sector Wants A Cool World Food Day

Organic Sector Wants A Cool World Food Day

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) is using UN World Food Day on 16 October to call for mandatory country of origin labeling (CoOL) on fresh fruit, vegetables, meat and fish.

Is An LAQC The All Time Great Scam Of The Century?

Is An LAQC The All Time Great Scam Of The Century?

Invest in a rental property, form an LAQC and reduce your personal tax. Little wonder so many are doing it.
 

Sacred Hill Scoops Trophy And Gold At Hawkes Bay Wine Awards

Sacred Hill Scoops Trophy And Gold At Hawkes Bay Wine Awards

Sacred Hill Wines has been awarded a Trophy and Gold medal for its 2007 Brokenstone Merlot at Hawkes Bay A&P Mercedes-Benz Wine awards 2009. The 2007 vintage also took out Best Sustainable Wine of the Show.

Parents Say Positive Parenting Works

Research released by the Families Commission today, Discipline in Context: families' disciplinary practices for children aged under five, shows a welcome trend, with the majority of parents embracing positive parenting techniques.

Meridian And Wel To Start Construction Of Raglan Wind Farm Project

Meridian And Wel To Start Construction Of Raglan Wind Farm Project

State-owned power generator and retailer Meridian is to go ahead with construction of a 64 megawatt (MW) wind farm near Raglan in partnership with Waikato electricity distribution company WEL Networks.

Long Time Between Drinks For Manufacturing Activity

Long Time Between Drinks For Manufacturing Activity

Expansion across most sub-indices meant overall manufacturing expanded for the first time since April 2008, according to the BNZ Capital - Business NZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI).

Rural Market Waits For Warmer Weather

Rural Market Waits For Warmer Weather

Muddy paddocks don't make for the most attractive rural real estate propositions and farmers appear to be sitting out the unseasonal wet weather before putting their properties on the market resulting in a slow September for rural sales as seen in figures released today by the Real Estate Institu

New Zealand Quarry Operators Used As Council Cash Cows

New Zealand Quarry Operators Used As Council Cash Cows

Local authorities are imposing punitive and unreasonable costs on quarry operators, the New Zealand Contractors' Federation warned today.