The Commerce Commission has cleared Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (Thermo Fisher) to acquire Life Technologies Corporation (Life Technologies). The clearance is conditional on Thermo Fisher selling its foetal bovine serum (FBS) business to a third party.
New laws implemented under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012, come into effect yesterday.
Hydrogen predicts that big data projects will become major catalysts in the creation of global tech hubs, attracting top professionals from around the world to the countries that specialise in this sector.
The Commission today released its ‘Evaluation of the 2009 interchange and credit card settlements’.
A new cardiac procedure for people whose blood pressure remains high even when on blood pressure lowering medicines will be part of a $1.2 million two year trial starting early next year.
At approximately 9:20pm this evening a taxi was taken at knife point. The incident occurred on or about Sanders Avenue, New Plymouth. There appears to have been only one person involved.
The Transport Agency announced its preferred option for the Rotorua Eastern Arterial (REA) in April this year.
New Zealand’s commercial fruit and vegetable growers can now contribute as equal partners and decision-makers on biosecurity decisions which have a huge impact on their businesses.
The Public Service Association says the Wellington City Council has stepped up to the challenge of addressing low pay and inequality by taking the first concrete step towards becoming New Zealand’s first Living Wage Council.
The Government needs to listen to the majority of New Zealanders who want them to support fishing companies to move to dolphin-friendly practices, said WWF today.
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced the investment of more than $2.4 million to help unlock the science and innovation potential of MÄori knowledge, resources, and people.
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced funding of up to $804 million over ten years for the second tranche of New Zealand’s National Science Challenges.
History will be created with a "Clash of the Warriors" when the National Rugby League’s Vodafone Warriors take on the Europe-based Super League’s Wigan Warriors at the home of the Chiefs in Hamilton on February 12 next year.
Hawke’s Bay’s arable, sheep, beef and dairy farmers are being urged to show their support for the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme this Wednesday, 23 October.
History will be created with a ‘Clash of the Warriors’ when the NRL’s Vodafone Warriors take on Super League’s Wigan Warriors at the home of the Chiefs in Hamilton on February 12 next year (7.30pm kick-off).
The Treasury’s Crown Ownership Monitoring Unit (COMU) today published the fourth edition of its Annual Portfolio Report (APR).
"If Len Brown won’t pay back the money ratepayers have been forced to fork out, councillors should explore legal channels to recover the money," says Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams. "Even Aaron Gilmore paid the bill after being rude to the waiter."
Parts of the Abel Tasman National Park will go "live" on Thursday with the launch of a virtual visitor centre and Wi-Fi network.
The turnaround in the New Zealand wine industry has continued in 2013 on the back of improved profitability, especially for large wineries, according to the eighth annual financial benchmarking survey released today by Deloitte and New Zealand Winegrowers.