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Don't Overlook Sulphur When Cutting Back Phosphate Fertiliser

Don't Overlook Sulphur When Cutting Back Phosphate Fertiliser

23 March 2009 - Traditional single superphosphate users who are considering cutting back on their phosphate fertiliser spend this year need to appreciate that they will also miss out on sulphur - an essential nutrient - to their cost, warns Dr Jamie Blennerhassett.

Gull Commits To Renewble Electric Vehicle Research

Gull Commits To Renewble Electric Vehicle Research

23 March 2009 - Gull Petroleum announced today that it has committed to supporting The University of Western Australia's (UWA) Renewable Energy Vehicle (REV) project.

Telecommunications Industry 'Cops It' For Accountability In Customer Service Survey

Telecommunications Industry 'Cops It' For Accountability In Customer Service Survey

23 March 2009 - The biggest frustration for customers of the telecommunications industry - rated the worst for customer service in the recent KiwiHost/JRA Customer Service Pulse - was 'not being able to get hold of the right person to take responsibility for their problem'.

Changing Posting Patterns End Weekend Mail Collections

Changing Posting Patterns End Weekend Mail Collections

23 March 2009 - New Zealand Post announced today that from Saturday 18 April 2009 it would collect mail from street posting boxes five days a week instead of the current six.

Online Publishing Debate Underpins Need For ACAP

Online Publishing Debate Underpins Need For ACAP

ACAP (Automated Content Access Protocol), the new tool devised by the worldwide publishing community to help make copyright work on the web, is gaining more and more traction with an industry that feels it risks losing control of its main asset its content.

Sales Up And Feedback Suggests Trend Could Continue

Sales Up And Feedback Suggests Trend Could Continue

20 March 2009 - An increase in the volume of written sales, plus ongoing positive feedback from within the industry and a marked lift in traffic to Harcourt's website are encouraging signs for the local real estate market, according to Harcourts New Zealand CEO Bryan Thomson.

NZOG And Partners Awarded New Taranaki Permit

NZOG And Partners Awarded New Taranaki Permit

20 March 2009 - New Zealand Oil & Gas Ltd (NZOG) and its joint venture partners from the successful Tui oil fields development have been awarded a new exploration permit in the offshore Taranaki Basin.

Scientists To Probe Alpine Fault

20 MARCH 2009 - Scientists from around the world will descend on the West Coast of the South Island next week to discuss an ambitious plan to drill into the Alpine Fault and learn more about earthquakes.

Bayfair Shopping Centre Hosts Sustainable Information Expo

Bayfair Shopping Centre Hosts Sustainable Information Expo

The green knowledge wave is gathering force as a new Sustainable Information Expo makes its debut from 26 to 28 March at Bayfair Shopping Centre. The exhibition will showcase a wide variety of practical ways in which Kiwi householders can help the environment and conserve some cash.

We Need Social Innovation, Not Just Economic Innovation

Source: www.nzcsi.org
We Need Social Innovation, Not Just Economic Innovation

We’ve been here before. An economic crisis marked 1984, forcing an incoming New Zealand Government to innovate transformative solutions to the problems the country faced.