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US Govt funds NZ wave power prototype

Wellington, July 29 NZPA - A wave power prototype designed by researchers at a state science company has won a government grant of more than $2 million -- from the United States Government,

Internet NZ says file sharing not as bad as thought

Internet NZ says file sharing not as bad as thought
Wellington, June 21 NZPA - Illegal file sharing online is not as damaging as predicted, InternetNZ says in its submission on a bill to tighten up copyright. The Copyright (Infringement File Sharing) Amendment Bill puts in place a three-notice regime to deter illegal file sharing.

Aquaflow ties in with another US algae-based fuel project

Aquaflow ties in with another US algae-based fuel project
Wellington, May 10 NZPA - Nelson-based biofuels entrepreneur Aquaflow Bionomic Corporation says it has picked up another role in a multi-million dollar American project involving the United States Government's interest in algae-based fuels.

US Govt to fund greenhouse gas researchers

Wellington, April 8 NZPA - The United States Government is to provide 10 fellowships to help developing countries participate in the global research alliance which New Zealand has sought, to target science that will produce more food with fewer greenhouse gas emissions.

High Level US-NZ Science Meeting Next Week

High Level US-NZ Science Meeting Next Week
Wellington, Jan 22 NZPA - American scientists, including those who advise the United States government will visit New Zealand for a meeting with their counterparts here next week.

Clinton Keen To Reschedule NZ Visit, McCully Says

Auckland, Jan 14 NZPA - United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is keen to reschedule her visit to New Zealand as soon as she can, says Foreign Minister Murray McCully.

Govt Considers Other Options For Fighter Planes

Govt Considers Other Options For Fighter Planes
A tortuously long sale process for New Zealand's fighter jets may end up with them being used for spare parts should the intended buyer fail to raise the cash.

Government Would Defend Zespri Arrangement At WTO

Government Would Defend Zespri Arrangement At WTO
Wellington Nov 26 NZPA - The Government says it will fight to retain New Zealand's kiwifruit export arrangement, as long as growers want it.

Zespri Accuses GPG Of Colluding To Undermine NZ Trade Policy

Zespri Accuses GPG Of Colluding To Undermine NZ Trade Policy
Wellington, Nov 24 NZPA - Zespri has accused a commercial rival of colluding with foreign powers to undermine its activities and New Zealand's trade policy.

Cabinet To Consider Afghan Deployment

Cabinet To Consider Afghan Deployment
Wellington, Aug 5 NZPA - A review of New Zealand's commitment to Afghanistan will be considered by Cabinet within the next two weeks, Deputy Prime Minister Bill English says.

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