Auckland

Bowel cancer patients considered to be 'second-class tumour citizens'

Bowel-cancerAnother report demonstrates that less than 50 percent of suspected bowel cancer patients were given examined inside the two-week time allotment set by the Government.

In Tairawhiti just 15 percent of patients were examined on time, in Waikato 36 percent, Nelson/Marlborough 31 percent, Auckland 44 percent, Capital and Coast 47 percent and Canterbury at 62 percent.

Measles infection could spread, people asked to be vigilant

Measles infection could spread, people asked to be vigilantAccording to an officer of health, the amount of individuals tainted with measles could increase, with 10 individuals in Auckland and Bay of Plenty recently affirmed to have the sickness.

Dr Neil de Wet, medical officer of health for the Bay of Plenty area, said it might not be shocking if more individuals were to get the infection.

Bedding company Sleepyhead to start new factory

Bedding company Sleepyhead to start new factoryBoosting further confidence into the industry, Sleepyhead Manufacturing is planning a new $45 million factory.

Sleepyhead has been in the market for 78-years now. It is a private company owned by the Turner family. It already has constructed manufacturing facilities in Christchurch, Sydney and Melbourne during the last two years.

NZ Commerce Commission files proceedings in High Court against Carter Holt Harvey for price fixing

NZ Commerce Commission files proceedings in High Court against Carter Holt Harvey for price fixingToday the Commerce Commission has filed proceedings in the High Court against Carter Holt Harvey Limited for price fixing in the Auckland timber market.

Carter Holt Harvey Limited is Australasian forest products Company focusing on wood importing and exporting as well as forestry investments.

Regulator Says Carter Holt, Fletcher Building fixed prices in Auckland market for timber

Regulator Says Carter Holt, Fletcher Building fixed prices in Auckland market for timber Carter Holt Harvey which is owned by Graeme Hart's Rank Group, and Fletcher Building  the country's largest listed company, admitted to the Commerce Commission that they decided to fix prices for structural timber for a number of commercial customers in Auckland in late 2012 and early 2013.

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.

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