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Trevor Dickinson named NZ Arch Angel 2016

4 November, 2016 - 20:35

One of New Zealand’s most prolific angel investors, Trevor Dickinson, has been awarded the Angel Association of New Zealand’s (AANZ) prestigious Arch Angel Award at the 2016 NZ Angel Summit in Hawke’s Bay.

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Five months to go for Marine and Coastal Area applications

4 November, 2016 - 20:35

The Ministry of Justice reminds iwi, hapū and whānau that the application deadline for recognition of customary interests under the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011 is 3 April 2017.

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Could the Internet of Things become the Internet of Trouble?

4 November, 2016 - 20:35

The recent cyber-attack in the United States via the Internet of Things has re-focused attention on the potential threat for New Zealand.

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Bank closures disappoint

4 November, 2016 - 04:35

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says she is disappointed that Westpac proceeded to close its Fairlie and Ranfurly branches today, but says she will be watching to ensure the community is not disadvantaged.

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Christchurch Police expose methamphetamine ring

4 November, 2016 - 00:50

Canterbury Organised Crime Unit have exposed a methamphetamine supply ring in Christchurch this afternoon.

Throughout the day Police executed a number of searches of addresses and vehicles across the city.

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UC research into earthquake evacuees facing damaged stairways

3 November, 2016 - 22:20

A University of Canterbury engineer is researching the experiences of people who had to evacuate three of Christchurch’s tallest buildings with blocked exits or collapsed stairwells after the earthquake on February 22 last year.

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UCOL's English language testing recognised by Immigration NZ

3 November, 2016 - 22:20

The English language test offered by UCOL will soon be accepted as evidence of English language proficiency for some visa applicants.

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Date set to commemorate NZ land wars

3 November, 2016 - 21:05

Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell has welcomed a date set by iwi to hold a national day to commemorate the New Zealand Land Wars.

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New Walking Access mapping system now live

3 November, 2016 - 21:05

The New Zealand Walking Access Commission has launched an improved version of its free nationwide Walking Access Mapping System to make it even easier for people to identify public access in the outdoors.

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UC research to help feed the world

3 November, 2016 - 21:05

University of Canterbury (UC) researchers are helping Canterbury seed producers potentially help with the world’s growing food problem.

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NZ Super Fund: We want to invest in affordable housing

3 November, 2016 - 21:05

The New Zealand Super Fund chief executive Adrian Orr says the Fund is keen to be an active investor in New Zealand infrastructure, including providing capital to help build affordable housing.

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Business model can take 'idea to IPO in just 12 months'

3 November, 2016 - 19:50

A New Zealand entrepreneur has cracked a business model that fast-tracks the growth of small to medium businesses and enables them to go global.

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Police on the scene at a serious crash on SH2, Mangatawhiri

3 November, 2016 - 19:50

Police were called to a serious crash on State Highway 2 at Rawiri Road, Mangatawhiri, shortly after 6:00PM this evening.

Two people have died at the scene and another is seriously injured.

Emergency services, along with Serious Crash Unit, are at the scene.

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Regulate 'wild west' labour hire industry - union

3 November, 2016 - 19:50

A union representing approximately 2000 labour hire workers in the logistics industry is calling on the Government to urgently introduce a licensing system in an effort to regulate the "wild west" industry.

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More Vodafone customers to enjoy carefree travelling

3 November, 2016 - 19:50

In the lead up to the holiday season, Vodafone today announced it has made its award-winning $5 Roaming even better with the addition of six new destinations including Canada, Samoa, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Vanuatu, and Solomon Islands.

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Supreme Court grants leave to appeal Jan Lowe respite care case

3 November, 2016 - 19:50

E tÅ« is taking its case for fair pay for respite home carers to New Zealand’s highest Court.

Respite carers earn $75.00 for a 24-hour shift, caring for the sick and disabled while their primary carers take a break.

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Simpson Grierson advises Solid Energy on sale of its mines

3 November, 2016 - 19:50

Simpson Grierson has advised state owned enterprise Solid Energy New Zealand Limited (Solid Energy) on the sale of its mines to three parties.

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Russell McVeagh assists Trustpower with historical milestone

3 November, 2016 - 19:50

This week, the demerger of Trustpower became effective. This transaction, first announced to the market in December 2015, is a historical milestone for both Trustpower, and for renewable generation in Australasia. Russell McVeagh was involved in all aspects of the transaction.

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Health and safety thought leaders set for forestry summit

3 November, 2016 - 18:35

Industry safety champions in both New Zealand and Australia have come forward to show their safety leadership by becoming Principal Partners to the 3rd FIEA Forest Industry Safety Summit.

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