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Solid Energy Offers Tertiary Scholarships To Students From Mine Communities

4 September 2008 - Solid Energy is again offering tertiary scholarships to students attending schools in its local mining communities as part of its community support programme.

Fitec Emerging Leaders Scholarships Launched

Fitec Emerging Leaders Scholarships Launched

4 September 2008 - FITEC, the Industry Training Organisation for the forestry, wood manufacturing, biosecurity and furniture industries, has just announced the launch of a new scholarship programme.

Farm Environment Contest Offers Outside View Of Omarama Operation

4 SEPTEMBER 2008 - Sustainable farming practices and the use of specialty supply contracts helped Omarama farmers Richard and Annabelle Subtil win the PPCS Livestock Farm Award in the 2007 Canterbury Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

Acoustics Report Released On Whangamata Hall

4 September 2008 - Costs rise according to number of measures taken to minimise noise

Recognising Community Safety

4 September 2008 - Auckland City Council last night recognised a number of Aucklanders for their contribution to making Auckland a safer city.

Battling The Diseases Of Civilisation World Physiotherapy

Battling The Diseases Of Civilisation World Physiotherapy

4 SEPTEMBER 2008 - Physiotherapists are joining forces in the great world-wide public health war of the 21st century: the war against "the diseases of civilisation" - long-term conditions induced or made worse by inactivity.

Take The Right Gear When Heading Into The Bush

Take The Right Gear When Heading Into The Bush

4 September 2008 - Waikato Police are urging members of the public intending to head off into the bush to ensure they are adequately prepared.

Ezibuy Fined For 'Pashmina' Shawls That Were Poly/Cotton

Ezibuy Fined For 'Pashmina' Shawls That Were Poly/Cotton

4 September 2008 - A popular clothing and home goods company has been found guilty of breaching the Fair Trading Act and has been fined $8,500 in the Auckland District Court for marketing and selling shawls advertised as silk blend pashmina, when they were not.

Commission To Review Issuers' Responses To Reporting Challenges

Commission To Review Issuers' Responses To Reporting Challenges

4 September 2008 - The Securities Commission will review how well issuers respond to significant reporting challenges in the current market as part of its surveillance programme.

Inland Road Still Too Unstable To Repair

4 September 2008 - The Hurunui District Council received confirmation yesterday that the Inland Road in North Canterbury is still slipping and likely to be out of action for some time yet.