Thursday, 24 July 2014

Latest News

  • Zias picked eighth in LSC volleyball poll

    15:45 | 24/7/14
    Portales News-Tribune
    RICHARDSON, Texas - Eight-time defending champion West Texas A&M has been tabbed the favorite again in the Lone Star Conference's preseason poll. The Lady Buffs (35-4, 16-0 LSC a year ago) received all but two of 23 first-place votes and finished ... more»
  • Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel scouting reports

    15:33 | 24/7/14
    Lone Star Ball
    ... the Rangers have Thompson, Luke Jackson, Chi Chi Gonzalez, Jerad Eickhoff, and Alec Asher in AA and AAA, plus Sam Wolff and Andrew Faulkner in high-A. more»
  • Indian rupee opens slightly higher at 60 per dollar

    15:22 | 24/7/14
    The Indian rupee opened marginally higher on Thursday at 60 per dollar versus 60.09 Wednesday. The dollar rises to eight month highs versus the euro as worries over tougher sanctions on Russia and their potential impact on euro zone weighed on euro. more»
  • Ferry tragedy slows South Korea's growth

    15:21 | 24/7/14
    SKorea's economy posted its slowest growth in more than a year, partly due to April's devastating ferry tragedy.  more»
  • Protecting your winter grazing business

    15:16 | 24/7/14
    Both graziers and those sending animals for grazing have obligations under the NAIT programme to record the movements of animals from farm to farm. It is the grazier’s responsibility to record a NAIT movement from the grazing block to the home farm ... more»
  • Room to Move in Newmarket

    15:10 | 24/7/14
    Newmarket, Auckland – Newmarket Business Association’s incoming Chief Executive, Mark Knoff-Thomas recommends that businesses struggling to find suitable office space in the CBD should look no further than Newmarket, in light of the drought the CBD ... more»
  • Moa makes $500k placement, offers $5.25 mln in rights

    15:03 | 24/7/14
    Jul. 24 (BusinessDesk) - Moa Group, the unprofitable boutique beer maker, raised $500,000 from five institutional investors and plans to raise up to $5.25 million in a discounted rights issue to existing shareholders. more»
  • Fees and rates: savvy shoppers can get bang for their buck

    14:59 | 24/7/14
    CANSTAR releases its 2014 deposit accounts star ratings report today, researching and rating 59 products from 12 institutions across six transaction profiles to determine which deposit accounts offer outstanding value for consumers more»
  • Radisson Blu Fiji Imports NZ Outdoor Furniture

    14:59 | 24/7/14
    Radisson Blu Resort Fiji has recently renovated their property with new outdoor furniture imported from New Zealand. Boasting 5-stars, Radisson Blu is no stranger to luxury with its outstanding views and amenities including four lagoon pools. The decision ... more»
  • Two Hamilton motels in running for award

    14:52 | 24/7/14
    Two of the three motel finalists in the running for this year’s AA Traveller Supreme Host of the Year award are situated within a kilometre of each other in Hamilton.  more»
  • Australia shares nudge higher on China PMI; banks lead

    14:48 | 24/7/14
    Reuters UK
    Gold miner Newcrest Mining Ltd slumped 4.4 percent after warning it expects to take post-tax impairments of up to A$2.5 billion in fiscal 2014. more»
  • Swift Opens Branch In New Zealand

    14:48 | 24/7/14
    Swift Worldwide Resources ( ), the premier supplier of manpower resources to the oil and gas industry, has opened an office in New Plymouth, the major city in the Taranaki Region of New Zealand. This new office ... more»
  • Federation wins rates remission against urban sprawl

    14:40 | 24/7/14
    Federated Farmers is thrilled that common sense has prevailed in the Horowhenua District Council’s unanimous decision to adopt a rates remission for farms being rezoned as urban. “Due to the urban sprawl, farmers are increasingly being rezoned as urban, ... more»
  • England don't need a visible coach

    14:37 | 24/7/14
    India are growing up together, building with purpose. This first away win for a while will generate more growth. They can even afford to leave R Ashwin out, yet you sense MS Dhoni and Fletcher will bring him in at some stage, at the right moment. more»
  • Butter Surges to 16-Year High as U.S. Exports Cut Reserve

    14:37 | 24/7/14
    Prices at GlobalDairyTrade, the international dairy auction owned by New Zealand's Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd., fell 34 percent to about $1.43 a pound on July 15, compared with $2.15 on March 4, when U.S. more»