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Samsung brings 'Internet of Things' into focus at CES

26 January 2016 - 4:25pm

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., today unveiled its vision for 2016 during its press conference at CES 2016.

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NRC to release strategic plan around driver shortage

26 January 2016 - 3:20pm

The National Road Carriers Inc. (NRC) today signalled the February launch of their Road Transport Workforce Development Strategy that has been developed to address the root causes of the long term road transport driver shortage. 

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ASX: Aussie spirits and sentiment returns

26 January 2016 - 3:20pm

By Betty Lam (Partner, Vital Addition)

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ROA Mine to close

26 January 2016 - 3:20pm

About 20 jobs are to go as the last underground coal mine on the West Coast closes.

Workers at ROA Mine, near Blackball, were told today that the company will suspend their underground operations as falling coal prices mean the mine is no longer economically viable.

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Reich and Standing speakers at Future of Work Conference

26 January 2016 - 3:20pm

Internationally renowned economists and authors Robert Reich and Guy Standing will be the keynote speakers at Labour’s Future of Work Conference in Auckland in March.

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Arrest follows Coromandel manhunt

26 January 2016 - 3:20pm

Waikato Police who spent a hot day in rugged terrain seeking a potentially armed gang member in the Coromandel say the man’s apprehension was due to a combination of good police work and assistance from the public.

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Big crowd attends TPPA meeting in Whangarei

26 January 2016 - 3:20pm

A crowd of about 90 people turned out to a public meeting in Whangarei on Sunday afternoon to hear about what effects the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement could have on New Zealanders.

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Mazda gives extra drive to motocross nationals

26 January 2016 - 3:20pm

By Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ

The New Zealand Motocross Championships series will have a little extra horsepower to boost it along this season.

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Central Otago artist reflects region in 2016 Pinot Noir Cuvee

26 January 2016 - 3:20pm

A renowned Central Otago artist is adding his flair to one of the world’s premier wine event which kicks off in Queenstown this week.

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Kiwis have their say on NZ's refugee quota

26 January 2016 - 5:40am

The generosity and open hearts of New Zealanders have truly shone through over the past few months, said Amnesty International.

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CDF visiting Defence Force support operation in Antarctica

25 January 2016 - 7:55pm

The Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General Tim Keating, arrived in Antarctica last night for a visit that will include meeting New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel providing logistical support to both the New Zealand and US Antarctic programmes.

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Back to school lunchbox safety advice

25 January 2016 - 6:50pm

Research by the Food Safety Information Council has found that a quarter of parents that pack a lunchbox for school fail to include a frozen drink or freezer block to keep it cool.

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Blue whale survey begins off Taranaki coast

25 January 2016 - 5:45pm

An international research team, working in collaboration with the Department of Conservation (DOC), has begun work on an extended survey to learn more about blue whales feeding in the South Taranaki Bight off the Taranaki coast.

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Stalwart triathlon family celebrates 25 years

25 January 2016 - 5:45pm

Manawatu triathlon stalwart Andy Martin will put aside his many hats this weekend and wear a very personal one for a change as he celebrates 25 years in the sport with a return to where it all began, in Wellington on Saturday at the Sovereign Tri Series National Championships.

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Promising stuff from Labour on apprenticeships - ITF

25 January 2016 - 5:45pm

The Industry Training Federation is welcoming news that Labour will expand its ‘Dole for Apprenticeships’ scheme if elected.

Under the scheme, an employer would be paid the equivalent of the dole - around $9,000 per year - to take on an unemployed person under 24 as an apprentice.

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Specsavers gives free eye exams to 23,574 Kiwi kids

25 January 2016 - 4:40pm

Brendan Thompson, Specsavers NZ Retail Director says, "It is wonderful to see that parents have taken advantage of our Kids Go Free offer and will now include eye tests as an important, regular health check for their children. 

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CRN success in large scale reuse approach

25 January 2016 - 4:40pm

One person’s junk is another person’s treasure has been put into practice with a new approach to inorganic collection in Auckland.

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Auckland City FC stretch unbeaten run to 21 games

25 January 2016 - 3:35pm

Auckland City FC stay top of the ASB Premiership after an 4-2 win over Wellington Phoenix reserves in sweltering heat at Kiwitea Street today.

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Military style ammunition found in Christchurch

25 January 2016 - 3:35pm

Police were called to a Spreydon address in Christchurch on Sunday 24 January 2016 at about 1030 am. Occupants had located what the believed to be a military style ammunition round and were unsure of its safety.

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TPP 'signals perilous times ahead for Treaty rights'

25 January 2016 - 3:35pm

The Māori Party vows to hold the Government to account this year on meeting its Treaty of Waitangi obligations.

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