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AWU Condemns New Wool Industry Push For Cheap Overseas Labour

Friday, 13 May 2022, 5:08 pm | Medianet

The Australian Workers’ Union says this week’s wool industry appeal for Pacific Island workers to be used to fill a supposed worker shortfall is just another attempt to undercut pay and conditions using cheap imported labour. The wool industry claims ... More >>

Audio Files Are Being Used As Digital Drugs: Survey

Thursday, 31 March 2022, 6:35 am | Medianet

New study sheds light on the little-known phenomenon of binaural beats, where sounds purportedly evoke psychoactive effects. A binaural beat is an illusionary tone created by the brain when presenting two tones separately to each ear that slightly differ ... More >>

New Zealand Small Businesses Lag Asia-Pacific Peers But 2022 Looks Brighter

Monday, 21 March 2022, 6:50 am | Medianet

Only 1/3rd of NZ small businesses grew in 2021, the second lowest of 11 Asia-Pacific markets. NZ businesses behind in use of social media, online sales and new payment technologies. Expectations are better for 2022, following a pick-up in investment ... More >>

WAHU X The Walt Disney Company Australia And New Zealand Partner For 2022

Monday, 24 January 2022, 9:35 pm | Medianet

Disney and WAHU Team Up on a New Range of Learn to Swim and Backyard Play toys, lauching in 2022. In Brief Goliath and The Walt Disney Company Australia and New Zealand have entered into a licensing agreement to produce branded WAHU outdoor toys ... More >>

World's Best Airlines For 2021

Wednesday, 21 July 2021, 5:33 am | Medianet, the world’s only safety, product and COVID rating website has announced Qatar Airways as its Airline of the Year for 2021. Qatar Airways is being honored for its multi award winning in-flight innovations, commitment to global ... More >>

10 Best Wines In The World As Judged At The International Wine Challenge 2021

Friday, 2 July 2021, 5:28 am | Medianet

LONDON, July 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ -- The International Wine Challenge [ ], the world's most influential, impartial and rigorously judged wine competition, has announced the 10 highest scoring wines ... More >>

New Zealanders The First Welcomed Back To Australia

Thursday, 8 April 2021, 5:34 am | Medianet

New Zealanders are being invited to take advantage of exclusive travel access to Australia and enjoy all of the experiences and destinations that have long made Australia such a highly sought-after destination among international travellers. With two-way, ... More >>

Four Out Of Five New Zealanders Have Subscription Services

Thursday, 4 March 2021, 8:40 am | Medianet

International research has shown that New Zealand remains in front of global trends when it comes to subscriptions, with four out of every five New Zealanders subscribing to at least one service. Commissioned by leading cloud-based subscription management ... More >>

72-year-old New Zealand Cancer Survivor Walking Towards A Cure

Monday, 14 September 2020, 7:16 am | Medianet

Dianne Wynyard. A 72-year-old New Zealand woman has captured the hearts of the town of Russell in the Bay of Islands, walking her way to better health and raising money for cancer research. Dianne Wynyard is raising funds for the Hawaiian Women’s Cancer ... More >>

Qantas the world’s safest airline

Wednesday, 6 January 2016, 11:23 am | Medianet ( ) the world’s only safety and product rating website has announced its top 20 safest airlines for 2016 from the 407 it monitors. More >>

"Ghost of the Somme": Tribute album to WWI ANZACSs

Monday, 9 November 2015, 1:09 pm | Medianet

"Ghost of the Somme": Tribute album to WWI ANZACSs reunites Kooh de Tah's Leon Berger and Tina Cross More >>

Joe Pullos joins AHL entertainment

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 5:11 pm | Medianet

Amalgamated Holdings Limited (AHL), Australia’s premier entertainment, hospitality and leisure company operating such businesses as Event Cinemas, QT Hotels & Resorts and Thredbo among others, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Pullos as ... More >>

Australian Mathmatics Trust: Once A Year Day for Maths in NZ

Tuesday, 2 August 2011, 5:30 pm | Medianet

Primary and secondary school students from all over New Zealand will join hundreds of thousands of students from more than 40 countries to participate in the 34th annual Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC) on Thursday 4 August. More >>

Australian Gourmet Traveller Reveals 2012 Restaurant Awards

Wednesday, 27 July 2011, 3:25 pm | Medianet

The hottest – and coolest – places to eat and drink have been tried and tested: meet the finalists in Australian Gourmet Traveller’s 2012 Restaurant Guide Awards,co-sponsored this year by Perrier-Jouët Champagne and Commonwealth Private. More >>

Australia's Sunshine State Is 'Open For Business

Thursday, 24 February 2011, 9:38 am | Medianet

After making headlines around the world for the recent floods and cyclone, the largely unaffected world-famous travel destinations of Australia's 'sunshine state' Queensland are open and ready to welcome visitors. More >>

Curl Named Cover of the Year at the Maggies

Wednesday, 27 October 2010, 12:17 pm | Medianet

The January 2010 issue of the women's surf and snow magazine, Curl, has beaten off fierce competition to be hailed as winner of The Maggies: Magazine Cover of the Year. The cover features a stunning image of the world female surfing champ, Sally Fitzgibbons, ... More >>

Taupo to Benefit From Carbon Company

Thursday, 26 August 2010, 9:31 am | Medianet

Today CO2 New Zealand announced expansion of its carbon forestry program into the Taupo catchment. The company is seeking expression of interest from anyone considering carbon development. More >>

Kids Ready to Have Fun with Maths Again!

Thursday, 5 August 2010, 11:35 am | Medianet

The 33rd annual Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC) will take place on Thursday 5 August in primary and secondary schools all over New Zealand. Hundreds of thousands of students from Year 3 to Year 12 compete on the same day, making it the one of ... More >>

Emissions Trading Scheme Welcomed

Tuesday, 6 July 2010, 9:34 am | Medianet

Mr Greg Adlam, CEO for CO2 New Zealand, says his company is well positioned for the challenges faced by emitters as well as the new business opportunities that will be created under the NZ Emissions Trading Scheme(ETS). More >>

WE LOVE SOUNDS Winter Music Festival

Wednesday, 7 April 2010, 12:51 pm | Medianet

Passionfruit Planet, Sounds and Finely Tuned are proud to present the 7th annual We Love Sounds - Australasia's premier winter music festival. More >>