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NZ sharemarket rises on good turnover on euro relief

NZ sharemarket rises on good turnover on euro relief
Wellington, May 10 NZPA - The New Zealand sharemarket rallied along with markets around the world today after European policy makers set up massive defences to protect the euro and restore confidence in financial markets.

Strategic Finance under investigation: report

Strategic Finance under investigation: report
Auckland, May 8 NZPA - Failed finance company Strategic Finance is reportedly under investigation by the Securities Commission. Strategic, once headed by former New Zealand Rugby Union chairman Jock Hobbs who remains a director.

Calls to match Aussie tax changes continue

Calls to match Aussie tax changes continue
Wellington, May 4 NZPA - An increase in compulsory employer contributions to superannuation in Australia may see more New Zealanders moving across the Tasman, commentators say.

Labour, Greens and CTU says build railcars in NZ

Labour, Greens and CTU says build railcars in NZ
Wellington, May 3 NZPA - Labour and the Greens are throwing their weight behind a union campaign for KiwiRail to build Auckland's new electric locomotives and railcars.

APN directors re-elected, company optimistic about outlook

APN directors re-elected, company optimistic about outlook
Sydney, April 30 NZPA - Three directors were re-elected at APN New & Media Ltd's annual meeting in Sydney today with little opposition from the floor of the meeting.

Minister calls for apology over news item

Minister calls for apology over news item
Wellington, April 30 NZPA - Social Development Minister Paula Bennett has called for an apology from TV3 over a story on its evening news programme last night querying whether she had offered money to a beneficiary who laid a privacy complaint against her.

Auckland House Prices Jump By $709 A Day

As reported in the New Zealand Herald Saturday Apr 17, 2010 house sales are booming nationally and Auckland leads the way with a $709 a day jump. Auckland last month had the biggest price rises and the most deals.

Tau Henare has diabetes

Tau Henare has diabetes
Wellington, April 16 NZPA - National Party list MP Tau Henare has discovered he has diabetes and is urging other middle-aged Maori to get themselves tested for the disease. Mr Henare, who turns 50 this year, told the New Zealand Herald he had tested positive for diabetes.

Telecom says XT Mobile connections rise

Telecom says XT Mobile connections rise
Wellington, April 15 NZPA - Telecom said it had 585,000 XT mobile network connections at March 31, up 128,000 from December 31. "We are still seeing reasonable growth despite recent issues," said chief executive Paul Reynolds.

Key to meet US vice president

Wellington, April 12 NZPA - Prime Minister John Key is to make an unscheduled visit to the White House while in Washington attending a nuclear security summit.

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