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JLL makes appointment to Auckland industrial team

2 hours 25 min ago

JLL’s has appointed Andrew Scotts to strengthen their presence in the South Auckland industrial market.

Andrew first cut his teeth with JLL in industrial leasing and sales in Wellington and has just transferred to the Auckland team.

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Māori Language Bill passes first reading

25 July 2014 - 12:40am

Māori Affairs Minister, Hon Dr Pita Sharples, says he is pleased that the Māori Language Bill passed its first reading this afternoon with the support of the majority of the House.

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Burning the flag or accepting the evil - Harawira

25 July 2014 - 12:40am

Burning the Israeli flag in Auckland in protest over the murder of innocent civilians in Gaza is nothing to be ashamed of" said MANA Leader and Tai Tokerau MP, Hone Harawira. "Calling for both sides to stand down when one side is annihilating the other though, IS something to be ashamed of."

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Maori Party President acknowledges founding co-leaders

25 July 2014 - 12:40am

Maori Party President, Rangimarie Naida Glavish, has today acknowledged the enormous contribution founding Maori Party co-leaders, Tariana Turia and Pita Sharples have made towards building a greater nation.

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HRC congratulates YWCA Equal Pay Award recipients

25 July 2014 - 12:40am

EEO Commissioner Dr Jackie Blue has congratulated the winners of the inaugural YWCA Equal Pay Awards.

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Flavell mistaken - Colin Craig

25 July 2014 - 12:40am

In response to Mr Flavell’s tirade this afternoon Conservative Party Leader Colin Craig advises "Mr Flavell is simply mistaken in his comments."

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Stop online tracking with EFF's Privacy Badger

25 July 2014 - 12:40am

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has released a beta version of Privacy Badger, a browser extension for Firefox and Chrome that detects and blocks online advertising and other embedded content that tracks you without your permission.

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Hamilton City Council to launch tactile map of the central city

25 July 2014 - 12:40am

Hamilton City Council will launch a tactile map of the central city at a special event on Monday (30 June).

It is the first city council in New Zealand to ask the Blind Foundation to produce a tactile map, which will be used by people who are blind or have low vision.

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Kiwi company launches real-time mobile loyalty product

24 July 2014 - 11:35pm

A real-time mobile loyalty solution designed for SME retailers and hospitality venues is set to change the in-store and online retail experience, as we know it.

Collect, which is being officially launched today, uses the power of the cloud, mobile, social and big data.

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Asthma Foundation to fund Guidelines for Asthma

24 July 2014 - 7:15pm

The Asthma Foundation is committed to improving respiratory health for Maori. One way to achieve this is through updating the now out-of-date Guidelines for Asthma (last updated in 2002).

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New drug analyser to save time and money - Wagner

24 July 2014 - 1:55pm

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says the introduction of a new state of the art drug analyser will free up hundreds of hours a year for more enforcement work at the border.

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Top 20 Maori boys' and girls' names for 2013

24 July 2014 - 4:20am

The Department of Internal Affairs has released the top 20 Māori baby names for 2013 in association with Māori Language Week 2014, Te Wiki o te Reo Māori.

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Manny Muscat joins the All Stars

24 July 2014 - 3:16am

Manny Muscat today became the second Wellington Phoenix player to be selected in the Foxtel All Stars team to play Juventus next month.

Midfielder Albert Riera was in one of the earlier groups to be announced and today Muscat was in the final group chosen.

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White Ferns contracted players announced

24 July 2014 - 3:16am

A strong blend of youth and experience makes up the first contracted list of ten White Ferns players for the season between 1 August 2014 and 31 July 2015.

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Survey looks at online tax refund system usage

24 July 2014 - 3:16am

Six years after its launch at the peak of the market for new challenger businesses in the online tax refund services sector, MyTax.co.nz has seen off most of the competition.

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Solity Software makes two senior appointments

24 July 2014 - 2:10am

Solity Software Limited (Solity), the Wellington-based software company specialising in crisis preparedness and incident management, today announced two senior appointments. David Humm has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and Dan Hamid as Chief Sales Officer.

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NZ farmers miss out on $120m a year windfall - expert

24 July 2014 - 2:10am

New Zealand farmers would be paid to pollute if they participated in the country’s emissions trading scheme under current policy settings, University of Canterbury forestry expert Professor Euan Mason says.

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Will the Greens' ECE policy really benefit children?

24 July 2014 - 1:05am

The Greens Party yesterday announced as a key part of its election platform that it would be supporting families by seeking to extend the 20 hours’ free early childhood education (ECE) subsidy to 2-year-old children.

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Christchurch CBD gaps filling fast as Crown returns

24 July 2014 - 1:05am

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the notion of a donut effect in the Christchurch CBD - with new developments on the fringes but few buildings in the centre - is being rapidly dispelled.

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New Aranui youth and community facility another step closer

24 July 2014 - 1:05am

Christchurch City Council has begun demolition of the Aranui Wainoni Family Centre in Hampshire Street, making way for a new youth and community facility to be built on the site.

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