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The London Eye, the 135 metre high giant Ferris Wheel that dominates the London skyline, has been chosen by Fiat as the ideal venue for the UK launch of the Fiat 500 with Car of Year 2008 taking a ride inside the passenger compartments!
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The Top 30 rating items on Scoop for 04 January, 2008, including: 1: Prisoner BBQ Reward 2: Apple TV Showtime? 3: Labour Vs. National Party Policy. 4: Oil Price US$100/Barrel. 5: Blackberries. 6: Aquaculture Reforms. 7: Disabled Vs. Mismanagement.
Data collected by the Bureau of Meteorology indicate that Australia's annual mean temperature for 2007 was 0.67°C above the standard 1961-90 average, making it the nation's 6th warmest year since comparable records began in 1910.
Ministry of Health
Providers of residential care for disabled persons continue to receive funding from the Ministry of Health. Only further contract rate increases for residential care had been postponed. This action was taken to manage unbudgeted growth in costs related ...
The European Commission notes with satisfaction the high turn-out at the elections, which shows that Kenyians are eager to consolidate and participate in the democratic process. Kenyans have clearly wanted to use their vote to have their say.
New Aiwa Logo and Brand Further Strengthens and Expands Sony�fs Consumer Electronic Business in New Zealand
In a litany of "great concern," the experts cited the tragic loss of life, the massive displacement, especially in the Rift Valley, which threatens enjoyment of the right to food, health, housing and education, and reports of gang rapes.
NZ Oil And Gas
New Zealand Oil and Gas Limited (NZOG) reports that the Tui Area Oil Fields achieved a record month of production in December. NZOG holds a 12.5% interest in Tui, which is situated 60 km off the Taranaki coast.
Environment Bay of Plenty
Environment Bay of Plenty, which started up the Cityride service in July, now plans to carry its special introductory fare through into the New Year. Initially, the flat rate fare of $1.50 was only going to run until November.
The Starline Group
Wednesday June 18th Wellington - Apartment seekers in Wellington have been given an early Christmas present. The final block of Sanctum Apartments have just been released, and construction is anticipated to finish on schedule in October, 2003.
Hundreds of thousands of civilians have been forced to flee their homes in North Kivu in recent months after fighting intensified between Government troops and rebels allied with the dissident army general, Laurent Nkunda.
At the Moon Bar, 13 women and seven men, all foreign nationals, were arrested for identification purposes related to investigations into the trafficking of women. The managers of both bars were among the arrested.
Seasonal torrential rains have impacted central and eastern Java, resulting in over 90 deaths, according to the Indonesian Government. Additionally, more than 30 people are missing.
The United Nations holds a certified copy of its own Charter, signed on 26 June 1945 by the Organization's original 51 members, after it was presented to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon by the head of the United States National Archives.
Treating children for pneumonia at home would be a huge benefit, both to families and health systems, Dr. Qazi added, noting that WHO's 2008 guidelines will be updated to reflect the results of the new research.
UK families are attracted to the “space, lifestyle and safety” aspect of Christchurch and New Zealand, according to Director of the Harcourts Grenadier group, Peter Greene who has just returned from representing Harcourts New Zealand at immigration expos ...
The heat has gone on two-year-olds around the country as they jostle to make the starting line-up in the first one million dollar Karaka Million at Ellerslie on Sunday 27 January 2008.
Central Otago Winegrowers Association
The Old Cromwell Town precinct came alive yesterday as over 600 festival-goers turned out for some culinary delights and wine tasting at the inaugural Vino and Victuals. The festival crowd enjoyed a relaxing afternoon in the sunshine, tasting quality ...
Association of Crown Research Institutes
Dr Rick Pridmore, chief executive of NIWA (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research) has been elected President of the Association of Crown Research Institutes (ACRI). He succeeds Paul McGilvary, chief executive of HortResearch.
Waikato District Health Board
Four of the eight New Zealand-based Chinese people in a mini van involved in a fatal head-on accident at Kihikihi south of Te Awamutu on New Year's Day have now been discharged from Waikato Hospital.
Ministry Of Transport
The death has been confirmed of a 28 year old female passenger in a crash at Rotorua, near Kaingaroa, at 4am on 3 January, within the holiday road toll period. This takes the holiday road toll to 18.
Waitemata District Health Board
Waitemata District Health Board’s newly branded smokefree car will hit the streets next Monday to mark World Smokefree Day – May 31st.
Forum for Auckland Sustainable Transport
Oil has broken through the symbolic price barrier of US$100/barrel, prompting Forum for Auckland Sustainable Transport to urge councils and transport agencies to put far greater emphasis on providing better public transport and safer conditions for ...
New Zealand National Party
Health Minister David Cunliffe must demonstrate he is ‘in charge’ now, and allay the fears of disabled people and their families who have suddenly had their funding frozen, says National’s Disability Issues spokesman, Paul Hutchison.
The removal of branding from tobacco products would encourage the market for illegal tobacco products, which would wholly undermine the Government’s different social and health objectives.
New Zealand Government
Extra funding to help local authorities lift their game on building consents and inspection services
Grey Power New Zealand
It has come to our notice that some people claiming to be members of Grey Power have been ringing one of the talk back shows advising that Grey Power is to become a political party.
New Zealand Government
Youth Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta is urging parents to keep their children safe this summer.
The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) has released its latest report on sexual exploitation and abuse which reveals a decrease in the number of allegations against its own staff in the last half of 2007 as compared to the same period in 2006.
The loss of momentum in making progress towards resolving Kosovo's future status could result in instability in the Serbian province and the greater region, even potentially endangering United Nations staff.