New Zealand Power Company axes 100 jobs to save $40M

New Zealand's biggest listed electricity company has just reached the end of a $2 billion spending programme on new power stations

New Zealand Power Company axes 100 jobs to save $40M

The power plant at Contact Energy’s Otahuhu Power Station Photo/ Greg Bowker  Contact Energy, which is owned by Origin Energy in Australia, says electricity demand remains weak, and shows few prospects of growth. Electricity Authority statistics show that two-year contracts for wholesale power, are down 26 per cent on current prices. CEO, Dennis Barnes is […]

NZ woman, died of drinking too much Coca-cola

Drinking large quantities of pop 'a substantial factor' in metabolic imbalances, NZ coroner says

NZ woman, died of drinking too much Coca-cola

Natasha Harris, a mother from, Invercargill, New Zealand, died in February 2010 resulting from an addiction of drinking too much coca-cola. Natasha Harris, died at a young age of 30, she leaves behind, eight children and partner, Chris Hodgkinson. New Zealand Coroner, David Crerar, has argued that if it weren’t for her excessive consumption, she […]

Single On Valentine’s Day

Single on Valentine’s Day, for some, is like being alone on Christmas Day, I'll show you how you can drop that baggage, fast!

Single on Valentines Day Single on Valentines Day again, alone at home and wondering where all the other single people are. But there are some of you who are brandishing a broken heart and wondering how long it’s going to take to move on. The people in your life, who love you, keep saying ‘it’s […]