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New Zealand Legal Sector – Mining – L&M Coal Holdings Wins $US40 million NZ High Court action against Bathurst Resources

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Source: Last Word Corporate Communications On 17 August 2018 New Zealand’s High Court has ruled in favour of L&M Coal Holdings Limited’s (LMCH) $US40 million legal action against Bathurst Resources Limited (BRL) and its subsidiary Buller Coal Limited (Buller). LMCH successfully argued that further payment for West Coast coal assets that it sold to Buller in 2010 in a […]

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New Zealand Books – New book highlights endurance athletes’ tough life choices

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Source: University of Canterbury The question mark hanging on the title of world-class triathlete and coach John Hellemans’ memoir Never, Ever Give Up? represents his growing awareness of the tough life choices endurance sports athletes have to make. Dr Hellemans emigrated from Holland to New Zealand in 1978, where he has combined his career in […]

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New Zealand Business Sector – Rhenus Opens its First Branch in New Zealand

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Source: SOURCE: The Rhenus Group The Rhenus Group now has its own entity in New Zealand — Rhenus Logistics NZ. The first business site commences operation in Auckland on 20 August 2018. Rhenus Logistics NZ will provide comprehensive international and domestic logistic solutions as well as customs consultancy with a strong focus on the customer […]

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New Zealand Culture – KIDS GO WILD FOR TE PAPA’S MONSTER EXHIBITIONS

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Source: Te Papa Two monstrous new art exhibitions for kids and teens open in Toi Art at Te Papa More than 80 kids created a wild rumpus at a special preview of Te Papa’s new art exhibitions for kids and teens this morning. The exhibitions, Curious Creatures & Marvellous Monsters and Tony Fomison: Lost in […]

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New Zealand Arts – Exhibition by first international artist-in-residence at Te Auaha

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Source: Te Auaha An exhibition by Bifei Cao, the first ever international artist-in-residence at Te Auaha, opens on Monday 20 August at 5.30pm. Cao is a contemporary jeweller from Guangzhou, China. He arrived in New Zealand a month ago for his three month residency. Entitled Vase-tibule 瓶空, the exhibition explores and references traditional objects used in […]

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New Zealand Carbon Sector – The Māori role in building a Carbon Free future for Aotearoa

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Source: Māori Carbon Foundation (MCF) The launch of the Māori Carbon Foundation (MCF) is a significant step in our nation's drive for a cleaner environment, according to Sir Mark Solomon, chairman of the new company which will be launched today. "Māori are a vital part of Aotearoa's place in the world, and the Māori world view […]

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New Zealand Social Sector – KidsCan sees record number of food items sent out to schools as requests increase

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Source: KidsCan KidsCan hopes the 1.28 million items of food sent to schools at the beginning of term three will help alleviate the pressure put on parents to squeeze every cent out of their weekly food budget. The Ministry of Social Development have released statistics that show an increase of more than 25,000 households asking […]

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New Zealand Charity Sector – Disability responsive training changes attitudes

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Source: Life Unlimited Charitable Trust When a customer with a disability comes to the counter at Hamilton City Council, they know they’re going to be treated appropriately thanks to a training programme running at the council with a local charitable trust. The disability responsive training facilitated by Life Unlimited has now expanded into other areas […]

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