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Boxing Escapes Censure in a Politically Correct Society

September 30, 2016 Top News
Sports Medicine Growth Keeps Medicos Mum. When Muhammad Ali came to the Hutt Valley in 1979 a member of his entourage was a stooped man who passed unnoticed even to boxing aficionados. It was in fact…

Come-to Live-in-Hawkes Bay Campaigning Threatens Enterprise Productivity Warns Ken Evans

September 28, 2016 Top News
Campaign will boost house prices –Depress Competitive Edge. Napier industrialist Ken Evans is cautioning Come-to-Live in Hawkes Bay promoters that they run the risk of creating the very problems that…

Direct From Industry News Stubs

BNZ Weekly Overview with Tony Alexander

September 30, 2016 Direct From Industry

Webinar: Revenue from improved trade waste co-digestion

September 29, 2016 Direct From Industry



Innovation key to shaping Bank’s past and future

September 29, 2016 NewsLine
The Reserve Bank's Annual Report 2015-16 demonstrates the Bank's commitment to innovation as it continues to promote a sound and dynamic monetary and financial system, Governor Graeme Wheeler said…

Tertiary education - a system tied up in knots

September 29, 2016 NewsLine
The Productivity Commission released its draft report “New models of tertiary education” today. The report is a detailed inquiry into how well New Zealand’s tertiary education system is set up to…

Port Otago sails on

September 28, 2016 NewsLine
Port Otago continues to deliver, reporting an improved dividend of $7.3 million to its parent Otago Regional Council (ORC) for the year to June 2016. Group profit was recorded as $34.1 million…

Over the Wires

From Today's News Headlines

Friday 30 September 2016  .  .  .
Economy More hedging activity to protect exporters in volatile times
The Dailies Opec and non-Opec countries plan joint cut to oil supply
On-Line Chinese firm in NZ infant formula venture
  Anzco's meat processing interest outside of Southland 'at the present time'
  Napier Council staff furious at CEO's 11 per cent rise when
they were offered just 1.7 per cent
  Prime Minister opens state of the art fish oil processing
plant in Nelson
Business While you were sleeping: Financial stocks slide. Wall Street
dropped, with financial and health care stocks leading the way
  NZ dollar falls as fears over bank stocks weigh on US equities

Today is International Translation Day, Extra Virgin Olive Oil Day,
and Mudpack Day

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost
300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning
shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my
life. And that is why I succeed.
         –   Michael Jordan

New Zealand's population today is: 4,719,158
   -  up 280 on yesterday

From The Factory Floor

Out of The Beehive

Mahia Rocket Lab launch site officially opened

September 27, 2016 Out of The Beehive
Economic Development Minster Steven Joyce today opened New Zealand’s first orbital launch site, Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1, on the Mahia Peninsula on the North Island’s east coast. “I congratulate…

New connections with Dubai Chamber welcomed

September 27, 2016 Out of The Beehive
Minister of Trade Todd McClay today welcomed the rapidly widening commercial engagement between New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates and said the two governments were committed to growing the…

First stage of Auckland’s East-West Link underway

September 27, 2016 Out of The Beehive
Prime Minister John Key and Transport Minister Simon Bridges today marked the start of work on the East-West Link roading project, one of the Government’s top priorities in Auckland. The first stage…