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Contemporary Maori fashion show opens at Te Papa

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 11:44 am | Morrison McDougall

The Toi Maori Art Market fashion show will open to the public and run for 90 minutes from noon on Saturday and Sunday this weekend (November 8 and 9) at Te Papa. More >>

New Code of Practice to Reduce Quake Risk

Monday, 3 November 2014, 12:22 pm | Morrison McDougall

A new Code of Practice for the seismic design and installation of ceilings and in-ceiling services will reduce the risk of air conditioning, sprinkler systems, and suspended ceiling tiles from swinging and colliding during earthquakes and collapsing onto ... More >>

Wool-Rice Straw Eco Fabric Has Unlimited Potential

Thursday, 5 December 2013, 1:15 pm | Morrison McDougall

A new wool and rice straw blended upholstery fabric, which has been developed by a Wellington company, goes into commercial production next year with the potential to create significant demand for New Zealand crossbred wool, while helping solve ... More >>

Police lies and cover-ups must stop

Friday, 8 November 2013, 12:54 pm | Morrison McDougall

The advocate for a young man whose neck was broken by a police officer at a party in Wellington has renewed calls for an independent authority to investigate, prosecute and publicise poor or illegal performance by the police and suggests the introduction ... More >>

World War II heroes honoured in Khandallah

Tuesday, 10 September 2013, 2:17 pm | Morrison McDougall

Thirty three Khandallah soldiers who died in the last world war have been remembered on a World War Two honours board in the newly refurbished Khandallah Town Hall. More >>

Watch Out For Greens Post-Election Slowdown

Thursday, 22 August 2013, 4:09 pm | Morrison McDougall

“An extraordinary flip flop” was how mayoral candidate John Morrison described today’s Wellington City Council meeting where the current Mayor seconded a motion for the Basin Reserve flyover and then voted against it. More >>

Background for newly elected Fonterra Board member Blue Read

Tuesday, 18 December 2012, 10:03 am | Morrison McDougall

The newly elected Fonterra board member, North Taranaki dairy farmer Blue Read, is a passionate champion for the cooperative business model. More >>

Travel Insurance Fine Print Dominates Complaints Resolutions

Thursday, 25 October 2012, 11:00 am | Morrison McDougall

Resolving complaints over travel insurance disputes has dominated the Financial Service Complaints Ltd’s workload and helped it on the way to a 400 percent increase in cases investigated during its second full year of operation. Complaints against insurers ... More >>

Underwater Hockey Champs Back in the Capital

Wednesday, 5 September 2012, 9:41 am | Morrison McDougall

Around 500 secondary school students will be arriving in Wellington this week for the national secondary Schools Underwater Hockey Tournament being played at the Kilbirnie Aquatic Centre from Thursday September 6 to Sunday September 9. More >>

Ownership Announcement Phoenix Football Club

Friday, 23 September 2011, 2:55 pm | Morrison McDougall

Gareth Morgan, spokesman for Welnix said today that Phoenix Hyundai A-League Team is to remain in Wellington under new ownership and with a new board of directors. More >>

Young Maori Gaining Inspiration From Biennial Art Market

Friday, 2 September 2011, 3:04 pm | Morrison McDougall

The biennial Maori Art Market is providing inspiration and a pathway for young and emerging contemporary Maori artists who are determined to make a career in the arts world. More >>

Online Offsite Backup Service Could Have Saved Quake Claims

Wednesday, 11 May 2011, 4:35 pm | Morrison McDougall

The enormous value people placed on the contents of a computer system was highlighted by victims of the Christchurch earthquake and the Geeks on Wheels chief executive Matthew Carr-Gomm is recommending his clients subscribe to a new online, offsite ... More >>

Wool Co-Operative Paints Red Ink Pictures in New Prospectus

Monday, 17 January 2011, 2:35 pm | Morrison McDougall

The new Wool Partners Co-operative prospectus is no more attractive than the original version, except that it declares losses in its first year, hints at possible losses in its second year and lists significantly increased costs for interests and float ... More >>

Is Confusion Once Again Theresa Gattung’s Marketing Tool?

Thursday, 2 December 2010, 3:09 pm | Morrison McDougall

Conflicting information between PGG Wrightson’s audited accounts and an explanation given by Theresa Gattung as a director of Wool Partners Co-operative about a $5.8 million Wool Partners International trading loss, is highly confusing, Waitomo woolgrower ... More >>

Questions that farmers should be asking about WPC

Monday, 15 November 2010, 2:34 pm | Morrison McDougall

How can Wool Partners Co-operative use the Fonterra co-operative model for wool? Is it normal for a company to have a clause that prevents a shareholder from speaking out against the company or its services, with punishment being the forced sale of ... More >>

Maori Art Market a “Showcase World Cup Event”

Monday, 21 June 2010, 1:51 pm | Morrison McDougall

The highly successful biennial Maori Art Market will be staged in Porirua City next year as a major showcase event for teams and tourists in Wellington for the Rugby World Cup. More >>

Euro Building Codes Favour Synthetics Over Wood

Thursday, 12 February 2009, 4:51 pm | Morrison McDougall

Building and safety regulations are seriously disadvantaging woollen carpets and furnishings being used in large public buildings in Europe, says the head of an international wool exporting company. More >>

Ozzie retailers learn the benefits of new carpet

Wednesday, 17 September 2008, 12:05 am | Morrison McDougall

Two groups of Australian shop floor retailers have visited New Zealand recently for an intensive two-day study on the benefits that wool carpet delivers to consumers. More >>

Exporters chairman warns growers beware

Wednesday, 23 July 2008, 3:56 pm | Morrison McDougall

The New Zealand Wool industry will be completely decimated if the Wool Industry Network (WIN) has got it wrong in its mission to restructure the industry and replace wool auctions. More >>

Maori Blessing Launches Eden Park Reconstruction

Monday, 21 July 2008, 9:03 am | Morrison McDougall

Prime Minister Helen Clark congratulated the Eden Park redevelopment team for meeting its Rugby World Cup deadlines at a formal Maori blessing for the project today. More >>





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