Monday, 21 October 2019

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  • Major Japanese retailer partners with smart New Zealand tech

    08:46 | 14/10/19
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    New Zealand technology start-up, IMAGR, has just announced its first international sales partnership, securing a deal with Japanese H2O RETAILING CORPORATION. IMAGR is the creator of the SmartCart intelligent shopping trolley. Harnessing computer ... more»
  • Cyber attacks costing NZ millions of dollars annually

    08:42 | 14/10/19
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    Leading tech expert Graeme Muller today questioned whether the recent cyber attack on a Wellington health organisation would be enough for New Zealand to take cyber threats seriously. The NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says Kiwis, businesses ... more»
  • Urgent action needed around debt collection and repossession

    08:18 | 14/10/19
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    The Salvation Army is calling for urgent and practical action around our debt collection and repossession laws. Too many consumers are facing unnecessary harm and harassment through debt collection, repossession and court order practices in our nation. more»
  • Are Experimental GE Factory Farm Animals Vivisection?

    08:01 | 14/10/19
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    AgResearch annual report (2019) on genetically engineered (GE) animal trials reinforce the findings of Friends of the Earth ‘Genetically Engineered Animals: From Lab to Factory Farm’ report [1]. The reports detail that all GE techniques have the ... more»
  • Climate Change + Business Conference: Conference Communique

    07:58 | 14/10/19
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    This year’s Climate Change and Business Conference concluded with a wide-ranging address by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern who affirmed the Government’s intention to enact the Zero Carbon Bill before year end. Her address bookended the announcement ... more»
  • New Zealand’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards

    13:25 | 13/10/19
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    New Zealand’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards – Top Honours Announced Winners in New Zealand’s most prestigious competition for olive oil were announced last night at a formal dinner held in Wellington. The New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Awards ... more»
  • New Calculator Shows Property Investors Real Costs

    16:01 | 12/10/19
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    New Zealanders love property and many dream of becoming property investors. However, many are unaware of the real costs of owning a rental property, says Opes Partners Managing Partner, Andrew Nicol. more»
  • Putting a Superdiversity Framework on health and safety

    12:34 | 12/10/19
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    Putting a Superdiversity Framework on health and safety and injury prevention The Superdiversity Institute for Law, Policy and Business has applied a Superdiversity Framework to health and safety and injury prevention in New Zealand in their latest ... more»
  • E tu on the appointment of Greg Foran

    11:54 | 12/10/19
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    E tu statement on the appointment of Greg Foran as Air New Zealand CEO: this should be credited to Savage, Head of Aviation, E tu.  more»
  • Lower South Island airports put safety first

    17:49 | 11/10/19
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    Queenstown, Wanaka, Dunedin and Invercargill airports will once again come together to talk health, safety and security within aviation for this year’s annual Airport Safety Week, which runs 14 to 18 October 2019 . more»
  • Lane Neave launches Lane Neave Alumni

    16:09 | 11/10/19
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    With a rich history spanning more than 150 years, Lane Neave has produced many alumni.  more»
  • Kiwis spend more than expected in September

    14:54 | 11/10/19
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    New Zealanders are still opening their wallets although wet weather dampened some enthusiasm for spring clothing.  more»
  • Red tape and levies cut in Building Act Overhaul

    14:34 | 11/10/19
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    The government plans to cut red tape for prefabricated building processes, introduce minimal building product standards and reduce building levies by 13 percent as part of a major overhaul of building law.  more»
  • More dairy needed to achieve sustainable global diet

    14:19 | 11/10/19
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    While dairy consumption in Europe and North America exceeds the levels proposed in a sustainable reference diet modelled in an EAT-Lancet study earlier this year, the global average is still only about half that targeted, Jeremy Hill told delegates ... more»
  • New Zealand manufacturers still struggling

    14:18 | 11/10/19
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    New Zealand’s manufacturing activity shrank for a third month in September as production hit its lowest level in more than seven years.  more»
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