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  • Barfoot & Thompson announces sale of Saltus Apartments at Stonefields. Heralding a new phase of development at the master-planned east Auckland suburb of Stonefields, real estate company Barfoot & Thompson has announced their mandate to sell more than 40 properties to be built as the Saltus Apartments. The Saltus Apartments will be the first high-density residences in the Stonefields development, New Zealand’s first master-planned community and largest-ever urban redevelopment project.
    Article - 2011-06-23 11:00
  • As a refugee from Burundi, Odetta Ntezicimpa, spent five years in refugee camps before arriving in New Zealand, fluent in three languages but finding English a struggle. Now she’s running her own business as a driving instructor, having learned to drive and battled the challenge of finding seed capital. Her perseverance means she is now helping other immigrants improve their lives in New Zealand by teaching them to drive.
    Article - 2011-06-24 14:00
  • Rural retailer Farmlands has experienced strong growth in recent years and its latest appointment signals strategic growth will continue well into the future. Hawke’s Bay man Geoff Taylor is Farmlands new General Manager Operations. With more than 25 years’ experience in retail and farming in his blood, Mr Taylor has worked with some of the country leading retailers including Countdown/Foodtown, The Warehouse Group and Goldpine Industries. His roles have been at a regional or national level where he built high performing teams that deliver operational excellence.
    Article - 2011-07-01 08:00
  • Light rail and more green spaces will find favour with Christchurch residents, Green Party earthquake recovery spokesperson Dr Kennedy Graham said today.
    Article - 2011-08-12 10:00
  • Light rail and more green spaces will find favour with Christchurch residents, Green Party earthquake recovery spokesperson Dr Kennedy Graham said today. Dr Graham was responding to a draft plan released today by Christchurch City council for the rebuild of the central city area. Light rail, height restrictions on building in the CBD and plans for a 30-metre setback on each side of the Avon River are key parts of the draft plan. "We support the idea put forward of putting a height restriction on buildings," said Dr Graham.
    Article - 2011-08-12 16:00
  • Recent farm profitability statistics released by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry show that the Green Party's suggested charge for irrigation is 4.8 percent of total farm income for the average Canterbury dairy operation, the Green Party said today. "Many farms in New Zealand don't use any irrigation water, but even in Canterbury - which uses 65 percent of New Zealand's irrigation water − MAF statistics show farms will remain very profitable," said Green Party Co-leader Russel Norman.
    Article - 2011-08-28 15:00
  • Recent farm profitability statistics released by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry show that the Green Party’s suggested charge for irrigation is 4.8 percent of total farm income for the average Canterbury dairy operation, the Green Party said today. “Many farms in New Zealand don’t use any irrigation water, but even in Canterbury – which uses 65 percent of New Zealand’s irrigation water − MAF statistics show farms will remain very profitable,” said Green Party Co-leader Russel Norman.
    Article - 2011-08-29 10:00
  • In the space of three seasons, dairy farmers in the Greater Wellington region have massively lifted their performance in terms of dairy compliance. "In the course of three seasons, dairy farmers have gone from 53 percent to 92 percent full compliance with resource consent conditions," says Graeme Stuart, Federated Farmers Wairarapa dairy chairperson. “Looking at where the rubber truly hits the road, in terms of significant non-compliance, then we’ve seen that fall to 1.6 percent.
    Article - 2011-08-30 08:00
  • Forestry is set to provide a major boost to the Bay of Plenty's economy in the next decade, according to the Bay of Connection's Governance Group. Bay of Connections - the region's economic strategy - has just published a Forestry and Wood Processing Strategy designed to extract more value from the region's valuable forest industry. Developed by industry leaders, the new Strategy is market-led and globally-focused.
    Article - 2011-09-05 17:00
  • One of China’s oldest enterprises Shougang Group and its partner in New Zealand Shougang TangMing have signed a joint venture agreement with LanzaTech to construct a demonstration plant at one of Shougang’s steel mills in China. The partners say the intention is to quickly scale the JV demonstration plant to a fully commercial facility at a Shougang steel mill.
    Article - 2011-09-28 15:00