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  • Diesel spill at Warringal Private Hospital, Heidelberg

    22 October 2017 4:43 AM 21

    FIREFIGHTERS are attending a diesel spill at a northern suburbs hospital. The MFB were called out to a mechanical malfunction in the pump room of Warringal Private Hospital around 12.15pm this afternoon. “A quantity of this diesel has leaked through to the 4th level below,” he said. “Crews are attempting to contain the spill and stop it spreading to further

  • Patients turned away after diesel spill at Melbourne hospital

    22 October 2017 4:42 AM 19

    A diesel spill has at Melbourne’s Warringal Private Hospital has forced staff to turn patients away or relocate them. Fire crews are at the hospital on Burgundy Street, Heidelberg, after a mechanical malfunction inside the pump room caused 700 litres of fuel to spill just after noon today. The fuel is leaking from the roof through to the fourth level

  • Woolworths facing potential staff strikes

    22 October 2017 12:51 AM 21

    About 2000 workers at four Woolworths distribution centres could go on strike in coming months as they push for job certainty and pay rises. The National Union of Workers on Sunday said it has lodged applications in the Fair Work Commission for protected industrial action against Woolworths at distribution centres in Victoria and NSW. A spokesman for Woolworths

  • DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Dec 19

    21 October 2017 12:07 AM 14

    TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24 BRASILIA - Central Bank of Brazil holds Monetary Policy Committee Meeting (to October 25). WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25 TBILISI - National Bank of Georgia monetary policy committee meeting. SEOUL - ASEAN+3 Finance Task Force Meeting (to October 27). WINDHOEK, Namibia - Central Bank of Namibia monetary policy meeting. CHISINAU - National

  • Reckitt Benckiser Pl (RBGLY) Valuation According To Analysts

    20 October 2017 11:53 AM 10

    As analysts monitor volatile markets in recent weeks they have updated their price targets on shares of Reckitt Benckiser Pl (RBGLY). 09/05/2017 – Reckitt Benckiser Pl had its “neutral” rating reiterated by analysts at BNP Paribas. 07/26/2017 – Reckitt Benckiser Pl had its “hold” rating reiterated by analysts at Kepler Cheuvreux. 07/06/2017 – Reckitt

  • USD rises as Senate takes first step on taxes

    20 October 2017 2:45 AM 13

    Finally, the unified Republican government is beginning to get something done. Taxes are easier to tackle than health care, which is clearly complicated. The Senate passed a budget blueprint for 2018. This prevents a filibuster by the Democrats and allows an easier passage of any tax reforms. Yet as with healthcare, the devil may be in the details. The Republicans

  • Air New Zealand flies to top airline award

    19 October 2017 2:28 AM 13

    Aotearoa-owned carrier Air New Zealand has clinched yet another top airline award - this time from luxury lifestyle and travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler. The publication created a list of the top 20 airlines outside of the US, and Air New Zealand came out on top - ahead of the likes of Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines and Emirates. Explaining the rationale

  • Dreamliner flight for football fans

    18 October 2017 11:39 PM 12

    Air New Zealand will operate a flight between Auckland and Wellington on Saturday 11 November using its 302 seat Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft to help football fans see the All Whites take on Peru in the FIFA World Cup – Intercontinental Playoff. Flight NZ1233 will depart Auckland at 8:45am, arriving in Wellington at 9:50am. The airline has seen significant

  • Bank manager charged with taking more than $130,000

    18 October 2017 6:46 PM 21

    A Napier bank manager has been charged with taking almost $135,000 from her bank over a five and a half year period. ANZ Napier branch manager Fiona Barber, 50, appeared in the Napier District Court yesterday charged with four counts of directly accessing ANZ bank and dishonestly and without claim of right obtaining a pecuniary advantage. The Napier

  • Sir John Key named chairman of ANZ Bank

    17 October 2017 9:45 PM 18

    Key joins the board of the country's biggest bank from today and will assume chair at the start of next year. It is the second corporate board the former PM has joined and follows his appointment as an Air New Zealand director. David Gonski, who chairs ANZ Group's operation in New Zealand, Australia and elsewhere, paid tribute to Judge. "John Judge's