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International praise for Kiwi video game makers

International praise for Kiwi video game makers Five of New Zealand's video game makers have been praised in the listing of major international 'Best of 2013' .

West Auckland-based Grinding Gear Games has won GameSpot's PC Game of the Year Award for its Path of Exile where as Turbo Racing League by Wellington-based PikPok has been awarded the runner-up for Apple's Best of 2013 Game of the Year.

Reinforcement of Alcohol Law for Below-18s

Reinforcement of Alcohol Law for Below-18sAccording to a new report, alcohol law has been reinforced for children less than 18 years of age. According to this law, parents and friends have been warned by researchers from the Massey University to develop strategies to reduce social supply in anticipation of this law change.

Auckland Airport and the Auckland Taxi Association Settle Taxi issues

 Auckland Airport and the Auckland Taxi Association Settle Taxi issuesThe Auckland Airport and the Auckland Taxi Association (ATA) have arrived to a settlement regarding the working conditions of taxi drivers.

Trade Me to Buy MotorWeb in a deal of NZ$19.5 Million

Trade Me to Buy MotorWeb in a deal of NZ$19.5 MillionIn a statement, Trade Me Ltd. (TME. NZ) said it has agreed to buy Auckland-based business MotorWeb for 19.5 million New Zealand dollars (US$16 million).

The sale expected to be completed later this month. The company has forecasted earnings before interest tax depreciation and amortization for the year to March 31 2014, of NZ$4.1 million.

Demand For Real estate jobs Increase

Demand For Real estate jobs IncreaseLatest figures show New Zealand's booming property market is working wonders in real estate jobs and applications for licensed accreditation. About 1500 positions have been advertised so far this year which is according to job listing site Seek, an increase of more than 29 per cent on last year's total.

Next week Alcohol Law Changes In New Zealand

Next week Alcohol Law Changes In New Zealand New Zealand's drinking laws will see major changes which will be implemented from next week. These changes are being brought in to reduce alcohol harm. Introduced under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act (SSAA) 2012, the reforms, focus on changing the drinking culture through the responsible sale and supply of alcohol.

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