Thursday, 23 October 2014

Latest News

  • RESEND: NZ dollar falls as benign inflation weighs on kiwi

    17:19 | 23/10/14
    Scoop
    Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell after figures showed inflation in the third quarter was slower than the Reserve Bank had forecast, giving it less reason to resume raising interest rates after pausing its tightening cycle in July. more»
  • Fonterra starts consultation on two new SI milk driers

    17:18 | 23/10/14
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    Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Co-operative Group, the world's biggest dairy exporter, has begun a consultation process prior to lodging consent applications to build two new high-efficiency milk powder driers at its Studholme site in South Canterbury. more»
  • Auckland should raise its Uniform General Charge

    17:15 | 23/10/14
    Scoop
    The big increases in property valuations reported today would have far less impact on rates increases and decreases if Auckland Council raised the Uniform Annual General Charge (UAGC), the Employers and Manufacturers Association says. more»
  • NZ dollar falls as benign inflation data weighs on kiwi

    17:05 | 23/10/14
    Scoop
    Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell after figures showed inflation in the third quarter was slower than the Reserve Bank had forecast, giving it less reason to resume raising interest rates after pausing its tightening cycle in July. more»
  • Hyundai Genesis highest safety score in ANCAP history

    17:04 | 23/10/14
    Scoop
    Genesis, Hyundai New Zealand’s new flagship luxury sedan, has achieved the highest score in the 21-year history of ANCAP testing – 36.88 points out of a possible 37 and a maximum 5 star ANCAP safety rating. A 5 star safety rating is ANCAP’s ... more»
  • Magic Memories creates new experiences for guests & partners

    17:01 | 23/10/14
    Scoop
    Queenstown-based photographic solutions company, Magic Memories, is celebrating the success of two new guest experiences developed in partnership with international entertainment giant, Merlin Entertainments. more»
  • Automobile Association office sets new record for Wanganui

    16:49 | 23/10/14
    Scoop
    The sale of Wanganui’s newly-built Automobile Association office has set a new yield record for commercial property in the city.  more»
  • Colliers International Workplace Report 2014

    16:46 | 23/10/14
    Scoop
    Elbows in – the squeeze is on at work. The latest biennial workplace report on occupational trends in CBD office markets by Colliers International shows tenants are squeezing in more workers than in previous years as rents begin to rise in most ... more»
  • Canadians more fearful, aware after 'very rare' attack

    16:45 | 23/10/14
    Tribune-Review
    For too long, Canadians have believed that terror attacks might happen across the border in the United States but not on home soil, said Dane Rowlands, director of The Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University in Ottawa. more»
  • One tiny California IT project is on cutting edge

    16:22 | 23/10/14
    Sacramento Bee
    Since then, about 800 applications per month come through the website, compared to about 50 applications per month with the old paper-and-pen system. Unlike the state's unwieldy civil-service site, jobs.ca.gov, the Corps' application website is simple ... more»
  • Friendly, scary Halloween events

    16:22 | 23/10/14
    Palladium-Item
    Trunk or Treat, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 31, Centerville United Methodist Church parking lot, 112 S. Morton Ave., Centerville, Ind. Hot dogs, hot chocolate, hot cider, and other food items will be available in the church Fellowship Hall. more»
  • Things To Do: Oct. 23 and beyond

    16:22 | 23/10/14
    San Jose Mercury News
    Books Inc. Christine Z Mason, “Boundaries: A Love Story,” and G. Elizabeth Kretchmer, “The Damnable Legacy of A Minister's Wife,” 7 p.m. more»
  • Minister of Defence Awards of Excellence to Industry

    16:20 | 23/10/14
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    Wellington, Oct 23 – Daronmont Technologies Ltd was adjudged winner in Category A for the provision of excellent equipment to Defence at the NZ Defence Industry Association Forum held on October 21-22 at the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington. ... more»
  • Thrills, chills and Skittles: Where central Illinois is celebrating Halloween

    16:13 | 23/10/14
    The State Journal-Register
    Trick or Treat Street, 1-4 p.m., Erin's Pavilion in Southwind Park, 4965 S. Second St. Games, food, entertainment. OCT. 30. > Halloween Fun Fest, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Symphony of Lincoln, 2201 N. Kickapoo St., Lincoln; and 6:30-8:30 p.m., Lincoln Park ... more»
  • CarbonScape seeks $1.5M from crowd with 'green coke' offer

    16:12 | 23/10/14
    Scoop
    Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - CarbonScape, which makes "green" coking charcoal, wants to raise as much as $1.5 million from equity crowd funding to commercialise its product for the steel manufacturing market. more»
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