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MWH Global Named ENR Mountain States Design Firm of the Year
Despite the still sluggish economy, Broomfield, Colo.-based MWH Global is coming off its best year ever, with $1.6 billion in worldwide revenue for 2012.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Heavy Rain and Very Strong Winds to Hit Christchurch New Zealand on Thursday June 20, 2013
Heavy Rain and Very Strong Winds is on its Way for Christchurch New Zealand and it will bring 50+ mm of rain and Very Strong winds and it will bring wind Driven Rain in Christchurch and it will be very Stormy Conditions up in the Mountains in New Zealand and People in Christchurch Be prepared have your Rubber Boots and your Rain Coats and your Rain ... (more)
Sun Jun 16, 2013
NZ Tax Refunds' First to Refund Clients For 2013
NZ Tax Refunds' First Online Tax Refunds Company to Refund Clients For 2013 Tax Year Christchurch, New Zealand, 17 June, 2013 - New Zealand's leading online tax refund company NZ Tax Refunds is responsible for many "WooHoo" moments around the country.
Google begins launching Internet-beaming balloons
In this June 10, 2013 photo released by Google, solar panels and electronics are prepared for launch in Tekapo, New Zealand.
Tassie top site for Google plan
TASMANIA may soon be used as a launch pad for giant helium balloons, which Google hopes will provide internet access to the 4.7 billion people around the world who cannot access the web.
Mandela seeing sustained improvement in health
Zuma said that Mandela "continues to engage with family." Speaking at a Youth Day celebration in South Africa, Zuma asked the audience to join him in wishing Mandela a happy Father's Day.
New York Post
Ballooning Wi-Fi plan
Google revealed top-secret plans yesterday to send balloons to the edge of space with the lofty aim of bringing Internet access to the two-thirds of the global population currently without it.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Google X unveils net balloon plan
THE highly-secretive Google X research lab has unveiled an ambitious plan to provide internet access to the 4.7 billion people who currently can't access the web via a ring of huge balloons circling the globe.
Google beams internet from balloons
Google plans to launch about 30 balloons from New Zealand's South Island in the first stage of its trial About 30 of the superpressure balloons are being launched from New Zealand from where they will drift around the world on a controlled path.
Study: Lego faces have gotten angrier
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, - Researchers in New Zealand said they analyzed the facial expressions on Lego figures from the past 35 years and discovered the faces have been getting angrier.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Lego Minifigures' faces are becoming less cheerful and more grumpy,...
Do Lego Minifigures' have anger-management issues? Toy's faces are becoming less cheerful and more grumpy, fearful and disdainful, finds study Bartneck found that since the '90s, the faces of Minifigures have changed due to themes of conflict within Lego sets Legoland used to be a happy place, but a recent study has found that Lego's Minifigures, ... (more)
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Dalai Lama has been welcomed in Christchurch, New Zealand
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is very well liked in New Zealand , where he has recently been warmly welcomed during a visit.
'A generation of book fans has been robbed'
BBC News website reader and singer/songwriter Raymond Meade shares his memories of meeting and recording Banks for one of his album tracks.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Dalai Lama will be visiting New Zealand
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is extremely popular in New Zealand , where he will soon be arriving for his seventh visit.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Couple shaken by new road plans
A Christchurch couple who moved out of their red-zoned house just eight months ago may have their new property purchased by the Government again to make way for a main road.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
GALLERY: Ireland's Biggest Morning Tea at Cafe 40
Siblings Daniel and Emy Tordoff-Drew braved the cold windy weather to sell delicious cakes and pastries outside their mum's cafe to raise funds for the Cancer Council.
Construction & Demolition Recycling
National Demolition Association Seeks Bigger Role in Disaster Response
Demolition contractors can strengthen government's response to natural and man-made disasters by getting highly involved during the planning stages for emergencies, according to Jeff Kroeker, president of the National Demolition Association , Doylestown, Pa.
#editors13: Leadership lessons from covering the Christchurch earthquake
When a series of earthquakes hit Christchurch, New Zealand in 2010 and 2011, the editorial team at the city's title The Press moved newsrooms 14 times in six months.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
The Nation: Metiria Turei Interveiwed by Richard Harman
Rachel The Prime Minister John Key ramped up his attack on a possible Green Labour coalition by calling the Greens whacky, extreme and unusual.