Retailer charged for breaching safety standards

Supplied Content Commerce Commission Wellington, July 18, 2017 Low-cost retailer ‘The 123 Mart Limited’ (123 Mart) has been found guilty in the Auckland District Court on 17 charges under the Fair Trading Act. The charges all relate to 123 Mart’s failure to observe the mandatory product safety standard for children’s toys. It is one of six product safety standards enforced…

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Survey of our trade history being launched

Supplied Content University of Auckland July 18, 2017 Trade Minister Todd McClay will launch an Academic Survey tracing the history of New Zealand’s trade negotiations since the 1970s in Wellington on Thursday, July 20. Mr McClay will launch the Survey with Stephen Jacobi, Executive Director of the New Zealand International Business Forum. The event will be held at RHLT2, Rutherford…

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Facelift for Hindu Temple in Nadi, Fiji

Rajan Zed Nevada (USA), July 16, 2017 Legendary Sri Siva Subramaniya Swami Temple in Nadi (Fiji) is reportedly planned to undergo a US$500,000 upgrade and beautification. Upgrading also includes constructing a vegetarian eatery. This Temple, run by Then India Sanmarga Ikya Sangam (TISI) Fiji, also plans to celebrate its 24th Anniversary with elaborate Maha Kumba Abhishekam rituals in June next.…

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Future New Zealanders will pay for today’s ecology neglect

Auckland, July 15, 2017 The National Government’s neglect of environmental issues will cost future generations dearly unless corrective action is taken immediately, Green Party Co-Leader James Shaw has said. “New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions have risen 19% since 2008. That is a stark betrayal of today’s young people, and of future generations. It is beyond negligent. It should be criminal,”…

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“New Zealand is heading towards political upset”

“It will be ‘Battle for New Zealand’ on September 23, 2017” Winston Peters General Election Campaign Auckland, July 16, 2017 New Zealanders are asking themselves the obvious question – will we have a stable government. Political stability will be what the National Party tries to argue in this election that they represent. Well, the world’s most stable, unsinkable ship was…

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