The Pink Ribbon Motorcycle Ride being organized by the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation is bound to receive a humongous turnout. It is being touted that an estimated 450 bikers would turn up for the annual event.
A declaration by the University of Michigan regarding the formation of a new embryonic stem cell line attracted a lot of criticism by pro-life detractors.
They rebuked the research claiming that human lives were taken for “unproven research”.
Today, in an accident, four children and a grown-up suffered serious injuries. The car bumped into a truck in the Bay of Plenty.
TrustPower TECT rescue helicopter pilot, Liam Brettkelly said that a helicopter was sent to the accident site at around 10am. Workers from the police, fire and ambulance rushed to the site.
Brettkelly said that the car was hit on the left side and was almost destroyed.
It was reported that one person got entrapped in the car. Therefore, the car had to be taken apart in order to pull him out.
For the fourth month, the rate of growth at house sales market is slow. As per Barfoot & Thompson, Auckland’s biggest real estate firm’s estimates, the percentage of houses has been slipped by 25% in September 2010, compared to the same month previous year.
The rate of growth in house sale at September 2010 is 8.1% more than August 2010.
New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER), published The Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion (QSBO) today. It showed that most of the businesses are cynical about the recovery of the economy in the near future. The surveys further show that the buoyancy of the businesses sustained for the two year.
The Australian retail sales grew up in the month of August making it sixth consecutive month of growth and the country has recorded its fifth straight trade surplus with the rise. The central bank of the country is expecting the growth to accelerate in near future.
The retail sales has increased by 0.3% since the month of July and the trade surplus increased to 2.35 billion from a revised 1.74 billion in the month of July.
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- Telstra launches its new ‘Every Day Connect Data Share Packages’
- Voyager signs “multimillion-dollar deal” with submarine cable group Hawaiki