India signals early Free Trade Agreement

A Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between India and New Zealand could become a reality as early as next year, with the Governments of both countries determined to resolve outstanding issues and promote closer cooperation. India’s Commerce & Industry Minister Anand Sharma gave a broad indication of his Government’s willingness during his three-day visit to New Zealand last week, which included…

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Such rights are wrong

Former skinhead, National Front Leader and Christchurch Mayoral candidate Kyle Chapman was at it again last week, this time, creating a furore in South Auckland with his so-called, ‘Stop the Asian Invasion.’ His supporters reportedly dropped ‘hate pamphlets’ into some letter boxes in parts of the City. The man, who wanted ‘European-only ‘Mini State’ three years ago, tried to stir…

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Lower rates lift 2 Degrees prospects

A fast growing company Like 2 Degrees Limited can benefit from the recent decision of the Government to reduce Mobile Termination Rates, Massey University ‘Brand Loyalty Specialist’ Professor Malcolm Wright said. He said new entrants to the mobile telecommunications industry would also have a golden opportunity to win market share. He predicted that Telecom and Vodafone, the two largest players,…

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