As per reports, it has been unveiled that around seven dogs have suffered seizures while walking at Kohimarama and St Heliers beaches, East Auckland.
It is suspected that they have consumed poison. This is the reason that dog owners have been asked to avoid taking their dogs to the beaches. Investigation report has unveiled that the dogs have developed symptoms after six to eight hours of visiting the beach.
Auckland-based Internet service provider (ISP) Voyager has recently revealed that it has signed a letter of intent with submarine cable group Hawaiki Cable Limited; thereby indicating that it intends to buy capacity on a new fibre-optic communications cable.
At an annual conference in Auckland this afternoon, new trawling technology, which is billed as `the future of sustainable fishing', has been unveiled to the New Zealand seafood industry.
The system uses a large and flexible PVC tube instead of a traditional mesh trawling net. This system has been in development of this country for almost 10 years now.
She was a couple of seconds far from death, but lucky enough she proved to be as a doctor from Auckland arrived in the eleventh hour and saved her life.
Mary Melrose, 70, was believed by Dr. Tane Taylor to have died before he actually checked her. Since, she had stopped breathing for some five minutes, but suddenly started to struggle for air. The doctor worked on her in a feverish manner.
$4 million have been invested by Samsung in to a six-year-old offshoot of the University of Auckland's engineering department. The Korean company's venture capital arm, Samsung Venture Investment Corporation, is all set to buy into PowerbyProxi's board.
According to a report, a premature baby was taken from isolation and handed over to a stranger. A nurse has been held in this offence, after the investigation was conducted.
The baby Cali Malo was borne at 25 weeks and three days, on the 39th of July. The baby's short span in the hospital was spent in specialist care.
Brain damage can be prevented in newborns having lower level of blood sugar with the help of `sugar gel'. Nearly 15% of healthy babies suffer from low blood sugar or neonatal hypoglycaemia. This was told by Professor Jane Harding from the University of Auckland.
According to new reports, Pumpkin Patch is earning high profit despite of the tough business conditions. This Auckland-based Company has earned a net profit of $5 million in the last one year. Pumpkin patch is a retailer of the children's clothing company.
The previous year, this company had to face a major setback of $27.5 million in its business.
A research carried out by the University of Auckland and Waikato Hospital has grabbing attention of many. The research has come up with a simple and cost-effective solution to treat low blood sugar problem in children.
Low-blood sugar problem, also known as hypoglycaemia in medical terminology, affects approximately 15% otherwise healthy babies.
A small number of dishonest retailers in the area of Auckland use sulphites in fresh red meat. This was said by the Ministry for Primary Industries.
The independent grocers and butcheries are being checked by the ministry against the use of the preservative. The minister says that the practice is not so common.
According to new reports, there seems to be regular flights to Antarctica by the Air New Zealand, but scientists will only be allowed and not the common people.
There would be a test flight from Auckland to Pegasus Field on Ross Island in order to prove that there can be a trip between the two places.
A spectacular super yacht has cruised into the Auckland Harbor. This super yacht looks like a stealth destroyer.
This super yacht is owned by the Andrey Melnichenko, 41 years Old Russian and Chemical Magnate. The ship entered the Auckland harbor without being informed in the ports of the Auckland shipping movement bulletin.
A new study released by researchers at the Universities of Otago and Auckland on Thursday shed light over a fact that sugary drinks could be causing gout in people.
It is already known that high levels of uric acid are activated with the consumption of seafood, red meat and beer. Thereby, arthritis ailment is caused. But, the team this time has unveiled that sugary drinks could also cause a human gene to act badly.
According to reports, the country's biggest listed retailer has surged its annual profit by 61% on property sales earlier in the year. Warehouse Group has benefitted from its Torpedo7 and Noel Leeming acquisitions.
The Auckland-based company revealed in a statement that its net profit soared to $144.7 million in the 12 months that ended July 28. The figure was $90.2 million a year earlier.
In an announcement made at the Microsoft TechEd conference in Auckland this week, Paul Muckleston - Microsoft New Zealand general manager - revealed that nearly 27,000 charities in New Zealand are now eligible for free Office 365 software.
The government has shown concerns for shortages of beds because of growing number of prisoners needing treatment. It said more beds will be added to Auckland's secure psychiatric hospital over next four to five years to address the concern.
Lloyd Jones' critically acclaimed novel Mr Pip's on screen adaptation is all set for a world premier in Auckland. The novel has been transformed into a feature film and stars Hugh Laurie. Audiences saw the first glimpse of the movie at the Toronto Film Festival and was met with mixed reviews.
In a latest move, Bic has announced a proposal to shut pen manufacturing plant in New Zealand. Workers in the plant have been informed this morning about the move. It is expected that 19 jobs will be struck by the move next year, which would see the company to cut production and import pens from overseas.
A research has been carried out as per which, it has been unveiled that there is not much difference in the level of impact when it comes to e-cigarettes and nicotine patches.
The study was carried out by a group of researchers from the University of Auckland. It has been presented at a conference of the European Respiratory Society in Spain.
Local body elections are just five weeks away and Auckland Mayor Len Brown is mum over a number of questions. He has no answer as how he is going to fund a $12 billion transport tax.
Not only this, he also has to make sure that he does not increase rate that encourages inflation. Moreover, Brown also has to ensure that borrowing gets increased by around $1 billion a year.
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