In August, two-and-a-half tonnes of rubbish were pulled from Tauranga River. The rubbish was not usual one, as it was comprised of sheep carcasses, guts and heads.
Not only this, the litter also had batteries and computers. Yet again, animal carcasses have been found into the river. The Bay of Plenty Regional Council has said that for now, they are unaware who is behind this dumping act.
According to a survey, confidence among consumers has been shifted off this September. It happened for the first time in past three years. But, there seems to be a bit of positive point among consumers because of reasonable domestic economic momentum.
Consumer confidence index reading must always be above 100. ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence index has scored least reading this month since March.
House Prices continued to rise in New Zealand, as suggested by the data released for August 2013. Hitting a record high in August, the QV residential property index was up by 8.5 percent in August 2013, in comparison to last year data. The rate was also higher when compared on month-on-month basis as in July the rise was 8.1 percent.
Not many days have passed when Fonterra contamination shook the world. Fonterra carried out the investigation in which it asked AgResearch to test the whey samples for the presence of the clostridium botulinum toxin.
The report was found to be tested positive. It is now that a new matter with regard to the same has come into notice. Professor Jacqueline Rowarth from the Waikato University has said the crown laboratories are not accredited to take out such tests.
Specialists need to be more proactive in swaying their male patients to experience testing for prostate growth, new research proposes.
A study by the Prostate Cancer Foundation demonstrates around 21 per cent of specialists say they are launching fewer discussion with patients about blood testing for the disease, with 12 per cent testing less frequently.
A new Auckland-Perth service will be started by Qantas this summer. It has also launched new transtasman schedule as its partnership With Emirates takes off.
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