The New Zealand Institute

Type: Organization
Name: The New Zealand Institute
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

This Portable DNA Sequencer Is About the Size of a Brick

The complex process of sequencing DNA is getting ever faster, cheaper, and more compact. Now a team of researchers at New Zealand’s University of Otago has developed a portable, handheld sequencing device roughly the size of a clay brick.The battery-powered ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Cheap, Handheld Sequencers Are the Next Logical Step for DNA Analysis

Researchers in New Zealand have developed a portable, battery-powered device that can identify DNA sequences in the field. According to the University of Otago website , their 'Freedom4' sequencer can be used to detect suspected viruses or bacteria on ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

New Zealand FSL unfair and outdated

The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) says the country should introduce property-based charges to fund its fire service, labelling the current levy on insurance “unfair, outdated and out of step with the rest of the world”.The report ... [Published InsuranceNews.com.au - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 2 reports

Change Required to Unfair Insurance-based Fire Service Levy

The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) is recommending a fairer way of funding the fire service to better reflect the public good it provides for all New Zealanders. ... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit

Ideal for the winter months when colds and flus are most prevalent, new is now in season and ready to eat! Refreshingly delicious and juicy this kiwifruit is -packed with nutritional goodness.Nutrient RichTruly a superfood, Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit is ... [Published Family Capers - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Regions supporting economy

There has been much talk about the growth of Auckland and the decline of our regions, but I want to challenge that assumption.Regional New Zealand has led our country out of the global financial crisis with almost every region showing strong growth, and ... [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

WWII veteran portraits gifted to RSA for future generations

The New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) gifted 1,600 portraits of WWII veterans to the RSA to form a digital archive for New Zealand’s generations to come.The gifting of the digital portraits, at the NZIPP Epson Iris Awards Dinner ... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

New Institute launches in Auckland

Auckland, Tuesday, July 29, 2014– The New Zealand Institute of Procurement and Supply Incorporated (NZIPS) has been established to deliver a focus on procurement and supply not only throughout New Zealand but on the global stage for practitioners. ... [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Delay raising cash rate, CTU says

A delay in lifting the official cash rate will helpmanufacturers by keeping the dollar lower. Photo by ODT.The Reserve Bank is being urged to take a wider view ofthe economy as it prepares for its official cash rate decisiontomorrow.The Council of Trade ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

New Institute launches in Wellington

The New Zealand Institute of Procurement and Supply Incorporated (NZIPS) has been established to deliver a focus on procurement and supply not only throughout New Zealand but on the global stage for practitioners. ... [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Business opinion data expected to be on par with previous quarter

Craig Ebert.The Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion will bescrutinised as closely as ever this morning and data isexpected to be ''fairly robust'', BNZ senior economist CraigEbert says.''Our feeling is it will hold up reasonably well, consistentwith ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Christchurch wins international Surveyors Conference

The New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyor (NZIQS) has secured the right to host the 20th Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors (PAQS) Congress in Christchurch against strong international competition. ... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Jun 19 2014]

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...Faulty test results, she pointed out, "could lead patients to seek unnecessary treatment or to delay or to forgo treatment altogether."
"While there is still a lack of political urgency for changes to the funding of the fire service, we will be making strong representations to Government after the election" says Mr Grafton
"We’ll be working with NZIPP to bring this collection of images to the public. Not only through our digital archive, but through exhibitions and installations in communities throughout New Zealand."
"Carson says the aim is to promote and enhance procurement and to recognise what can be achieved if procurement is done right. The influence on the organisation’s ‘bottom line’ and ultimately New Zealand’s economy cannot be under-estimated"

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This Portable DNA Sequencer Is About the Size o... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 28 2014]
Cheap, Handheld Sequencers Are the Next Logical... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
New population forecasting could improve invest... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 25 2014]
New Zealand FSL unfair and outdated [Published InsuranceNews.com.au - Aug 18 2014]
Change Required to Unfair Insurance-based Fire ... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Aug 11 2014]
‘Urgent change required’ to insurance-based fir... [Published Truth - Aug 11 2014]
'Urgent change required' to insurance-based fir... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 11 2014]
Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit [Published Family Capers - Aug 11 2014]
Regions supporting economy [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 07 2014]
WWII veteran portraits gifted to RSA for future... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Aug 05 2014]
New Institute launches in Auckland [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Jul 29 2014]
Auckland launch of NZ Institute of Procurement ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 28 2014]
Delay raising cash rate, CTU says [Published Otago Daily Times - Jul 22 2014]
New Institute launches in Wellington [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Jul 15 2014]
Business opinion data expected to be on par wit... [Published Otago Daily Times - Jul 07 2014]
Christchurch wins international Surveyors Confe... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Jun 19 2014]
New Zealand business confidence at highest leve... [Published Topnews.in - Jul 09 2013]
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Change Required to Unfair Insurance-based Fire ... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Aug 11 2014]
The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) is recommending a fairer way of funding the fire service to better reflect the public good it provides for all New Zealanders. ...
New Institute launches in Auckland [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Jul 29 2014]
Auckland, Tuesday, July 29, 2014– The New Zealand Institute of Procurement and Supply Incorporated (NZIPS) has been established to deliver a focus on procurement and supply not only throughout New Zealand but on the global stage for practitioners. ...
New Institute launches in Wellington [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Jul 15 2014]
The New Zealand Institute of Procurement and Supply Incorporated (NZIPS) has been established to deliver a focus on procurement and supply not only throughout New Zealand but on the global stage for practitioners. ...
Christchurch wins international Surveyors Confe... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Jun 19 2014]
The New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyor (NZIQS) has secured the right to host the 20th Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors (PAQS) Congress in Christchurch against strong international competition. ...
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