Former director fined for false branding

Supplied Content Wellington, October 5, 2017 A former director and owner of the now-defunct Christchurch Lightweight Concrete Limited (Christchurch Lightweight) has been fined $151,875 for misrepresenting autoclaved aerated concrete cladding panels (AAC panels) as the Australian-made “Hebel” brand. Darryl Campbell pleaded guilty to nine charges under the Fair Trading Act for his misrepresentations to Christchurch Lightweight staff and customers between…

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AIA to buy CommInsure Life and Sovereign for A$ 3.8 billion

Deal subject to regulatory approvals in Australia, New Zealand and China Supplied Content Auckland, October 4, 2017 Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), the parent company of ASB Bank Limited (ASB), is to sell its New Zealand life and health insurance business (Sovereign) and life insurance business in Australia (CommInsure Life) to AIA Group Limited (AIA) for A$ 3.8 billion (about…

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From desert to waterfalls, gorgeous Nature comes alive

Instagram Photo Contest winners announced Supplied Content Dubai, October 4, 2017 The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) has just concluded the latest edition of the Instagram Photo Contest for September. Five winners were announced for the competition, which was titled ‘Landscapes’. Submissions were received under the hashtag #HIPAContestLandscapes, with the five winners hailing from…

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Photographs line the length of Dominion Road

A unique journey along Auckland’s multicultural society Anton Blank Auckland, October 4, 2017 Auckland photographer Paul Lambert will launch his first exhibition in association with Lot23 gallery and the Dominion Road Business Association on Sunday October 8, 2017. The exhibition stretches from one end of Dominion Road to the other. “I wanted to celebrate the cultural mix of Auckland, which…

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