Tuesday, 27 June 2017

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  • Big growth forecast for Bay kiwifruit industry - New Zealand Herald

    17:21 | 27/6/17
    New Zealand Herald
    New research forecasts big growth in the Bay's kiwifruit industry over the next 12 years. Photo/George Novak. Bay of Plenty Times. Share via email Facebook share Share on Facebook Twitter share Share on Twitter Show more share options Show more ... more»
  • Time is right for early childhood teachers' pay equity claim - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

    17:04 | 27/6/17
    Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ) applauds and supports the claim for pay equity for early childhood teachers launched by NZEI Te Riu Roa today. “A teacher is a teacher is a teacher,” said ECNZ Chief Executive Kathy Wolfe. more»
  • $6m for Wellington regional emergency water supplies - Voxy

    17:03 | 27/6/17
    Local Government Minister Anne Tolley and Civil Defence Minister Nathan Guy today announced Budget 2017 provides $6 million to part fund emergency water supplies in the Wellington region. "The Government is committed to improving New Zealand's ... more»
  • Value of kiwifruit industry to economy tipped to soar to $13b in 13 years - Stuff.co.nz

    17:02 | 27/6/17
    Te Tumu Paeroa, an independent organisation that supports Maori landowners to make the most of their land, has facilitated investment in the Omaio 39 kiwifruit orchard in Bay of Plenty. Waikato University economists predict direct and indirect revenues  more»
  • Teacher aides win talks on pay equity, early childhood next in queue - New Zealand Herald

    16:58 | 27/6/17
    New Zealand Herald
    The Ministry of Education has agreed with to start pay equity talks for about 12,000 teacher aides within a month of an existing pay claim being settled. Photo / Simon Collins. NZ Herald. Share via email Facebook share Share on Facebook Twitter share ... more»
  • Callaghan names six firms to run founder incubator services

    16:49 | 27/6/17
    June 27 (BusinessDesk) - Callaghan Innovation has signed up six firms to run founder incubator services in an effort to encourage more start-ups across regional New Zealand.  more»
  • New Consultancy – Alta

    16:35 | 27/6/17
    New specialist construction consultancy, Alta, has made an impact since setting up shop in Auckland. The three partners heading up Alta Consulting are Rory Bishop, Tim Lancaster and Daniel Williams. Their broad range of skills, from direct construction ... more»
  • Tronox seeks Commerce Commission clearance to acquire

    16:32 | 27/6/17
    The Commerce Commission has received a clearance application from Tronox Limited (Tronox) to acquire the titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigment business of National Titanium Dioxide Company Ltd (Cristal). more»
  • Manawatu Gorge cleanup costs mount - Manawatu Standard

    16:28 | 27/6/17
    Manawatu Standard
    Workers clear one of the slips that have kept the Manawatu Gorge closed since late April. More slips have come down in the unstable Manawatu Gorge hillside as cleanup costs surge towards the $1 million mark. Efforts to reopen State Highway 3 through  more»
  • Apple, Samsung products among least repairable

    16:19 | 27/6/17
    Apple, Samsung products among least repairable in new Greenpeace assessment of tech brands San Francisco, 27 June 2017 - Fairphone, Dell and HP are the only companies that make spare parts and repair manuals available to the public, while products ... more»
  • Southern Response Chief Executive steps down

    16:10 | 27/6/17
    Southern Response, the government-owned company settling Canterbury earthquake insurance claims, has confirmed today that Chief Executive Peter Jensen will be stepping down to take up a new role as Chief Executive of Addington Raceway in Christchurch. more»
  • New $1.8bn Auckland road will benefit Mangere Inlet - New Zealand Herald

    15:47 | 27/6/17
    New Zealand Herald
    A major road through Auckland's industrial belt costing up to $1.8 billion will not only relieve traffic congestion, but revitalise a stretch of coast severely affected by reclamation and landfills. That is the view of the New Zealand Transport Agency  more»
  • Tower signs scheme implementation agreement - Voxy

    15:45 | 27/6/17
    Tower Limited (NZX/ASX: TWR) announced that it has entered into a Scheme Implementation Agreement (SIA) with Suncorp Group Limited (ASX: SUN) via its wholly-owned subsidiary, Vero Insurance New Zealand Limited, to acquire 100% of Tower shares ... more»
  • Vero and Tower enter into Scheme Implementation Agreement

    15:38 | 27/6/17
    Suncorp Group Limited (Suncorp) and Tower Limited (Tower) today announced that Vero Insurance New Zealand Limited (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Suncorp) (Vero) and Tower have entered into a Scheme Implementation Agreement whereby it is proposed that Vero ... more»
  • Pilot urges prayers as 'technical issue' forces turnaround - FOX 61

    15:33 | 27/6/17
    FOX 61
    An AirAsia X flight to Malaysia from Perth, Australia, was forced to turn back Sunday after the twin-aisle Airbus A330-300 aircraft began shaking due to what the airline called a “technical issue.” A spokesman for the Perth Airport said, “The pilot  more»
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