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Chinese Demand Over-Rides Stronger Dollar At South Island Wool Sale

Chinese Demand Over-Rides Stronger Dollar At South Island Wool Sale

NZ Wool Services International Ltd reports that continued Chinese interest at today's auction of South Island wool in Christchurch stimulated prices in specific categories, overcoming an unhelpful exchange rate.

World No 1 Golfer's Success Helps Kiwi Kids With Cancer

World No 1 Golfer's Success Helps Kiwi Kids With Cancer

Wellington, May 14 NZPA - New Zealand children with cancer now have a better shot at life, thanks in part to the skill of world No 1 golfer Tiger Woods.

Levin Dumper Fined More Than $30,000

14 May 2009 - Illegally dumping thousands of litres of sludge, wastewater and industrial liquids earned a Levin contractor more than $31,000 in fines and court costs at the Levin District Court.

Speedway Legend Disqualified From Driving After Fatal Crash

New Plymouth, May 14 NZPA - Speedway racing legend Murray Gordge has admitted to causing the car crash which killed his best mate.

Trenz 2009 - A Luxury Experience

Everybody needs some luxury in their lives and New Zealand has plenty to offer international travellers looking for something special.

Kate Sheppard Would Be Furious Says Union

New Zealand's second largest private sector union today condemned the Government over scrapping the pay and employment equity unit at the Department of Labour. The Service and Food Workers Union represents 24,000 members, nearly 70% of whom are women.

Come And Chat About The Future Of Taupo's CBD

Some innovative ideas for a new look Taupo CBD will be on display at the Great Lake Centre next week for the community to review and provide feedback.

Diagnosis And Treatment Of Eye Disease - Conference

Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eyelids and orbit (eye sockets) will be the focus of the annual conference of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology 14-17 May being held in Nelson.

Fishery Officers Bust Black Market Crayfish House

Fishery officers and police have closed the net on a black market rock lobster ring operating near Mimiwhangata in Northland.

All Fired Up For Fieldays!

Cow Pats to Cooking Gas

Good old 'Kiwi ingenuity' has resulted in raising the standard of living for more than 40 farmers in Tanzania.