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Reduced Dairy Payout Will Hit Economy

Reduced Dairy Payout Will Hit Economy

Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Lachlan McKenzie warned while New Zealand's major economic tap is not being turned off, it is being turned down.

Old Waimakariri Bridge Closed Due To High River Levels

The Christchurch City Council has closed the Old Waimakariri Bridge, on Main North Road, due to concerns over the rising river level.

Aspartame Promotion Again Lacks Independence

24 September 2008 - A public relations exercise that is currently responding to a 5% drop in sales of products sweetened with the artificial sweetener aspartame is once again misleading the public about aspartame safety, according to the Soil & Health Association of NZ.

The Dubai Mall To Open First Bloomingdale's Store In The Middle East

The Dubai Mall To Open First Bloomingdale's Store In The Middle East

DUBAI, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

The Dubai Mall, one of the world's largest shopping and entertainment destinations, will open the Middle East's first Bloomingdale's store.

Kawakawa Bay Road To Reopen On Friday

The road into Kawakawa Bay that has been blocked by a major landslip will reopen at midday on Friday.

Tobacco Industry Warned About Use Of 'light' And 'mild' On Packets

The Commerce Commission has warned tobacco companies that the use of 'light' and 'mild' descriptors on tobacco packaging risks breaching the Fair Trading Act.

A complaint to the Commerce Commission was lodged by the Smokefree Coalition, supported by key health groups, in July 2006.

Maf Biosecurity To Revoke Varroa Movement Controls

MAF Biosecurity New Zealand (MAFBNZ) will revoke all movement controls associated with varroa bee mite, effective from 25 September 2008.

Go Wellington Strong-Arms Vulnerable Workers

Go Wellington Strong-Arms Vulnerable Workers

GO Wellington's decision to lock out more than 300 low wage bus drivers from 5.30am tomorrow morning is a disgraceful act of bullying, says the Wellington Tramways Union.

BP Ultimate The Fuel Behind New Zealand Motorsport

BP Ultimate The Fuel Behind New Zealand Motorsport

Today BP New Zealand announced that they have entered into a sponsorship agreement with The MotorSport Company Limited.

Professorial Fellowship Marks Revival Of Plant Breeding Education

Dr Warren Williams has been appointed as the AgResearch Professorial Fellow in Plant Breeding at Massey University, primarily to support the new post-graduate qualification in plant breeding offered by Massey and Lincoln Universities.