Concerned about the quality of services at a new laboratory testing service, Labtests, which starting functioning in August this year, GPs, nurses and health officials across Auckland are demanding an independent review of the lab. The demand was made by Procare Health in a letter which has been sent to District Health Board heads as well as the Government.
On Sunday morning, determining a man’s dead body from the Otara Town Centre car park in South Auckland early in the morning, Police have arrested a man in connection.
Wretchedly conveying the identity of the medium to heavily built Polynesian man, in his late 20s to 30s with a bushy goatee as a mystery, Police is encouraging anyone with information to come forward.
In what is being seen as a much positive development in the current times of a globally weak economy, the Auckland International Airport, in figures made public on Thursday for this year up-to the month of June, reported a 2.1% rise in profits and a 5.2% increase in revenue.
The net profit, post tax, revealed by Auckland's biggest airport was $105.9 Million. This was a substantial rise from last year's figure of $103.7 Million reported for the same period. The revenue also saw a definite surge and now stood firm $369.2 Million.
Auckland based laboratory, Labtests, which has currently been facing some tough times, now has a new Chief Executive, Dr. Craig Marshall, who is all set to replace Ulf Lindskog in a formal ceremony on November 09. Ulf Lindskog had stepped down a little over a month ago and while the company's position as such was vacant, Paul Waterson was acting as the interim Chief Executive, who will now hand over all duties to Dr. Marshall.
Auckland International Airport has announced to issue a $125 million five-year bond program by October end, focusing retail investors. All details including a fixed rate of interest may be released in few days by the company.
The company had already completed a $50 million bond issue at an interest rate of 7.25% earlier this year. ANZ and Goldman Sachs JBWere will assist for managing the bond issue.
Telecom said that it would go ahead with its decision to contact its services to visionstream, notwithstanding the hue and cry raised by the protesting unions. Meanwhile, the Annual General Meet held at Ellerslie Racecourse in Auckland today witnessed wide spread agitations and protests from people.