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Minister welcomes Pacific broadcasting news

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:03:19 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has welcomed the announcement of successful applicants to deliver Pacific programmes for TVNZ. More >>

Government can’t rely on geothermal to grow itself

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:07:41 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

While Electricity Authority figures showing geothermal has risen from the fourth to the second highest source of power generation are a promising sign for a geothermal renaissance, there can be no cause for complacency, Labour’s Energy spokesperson ...More >>

Air NZ partners with NZ Post for airline’s 75th anniversary

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:35:18 +1300 | Air New Zealand Public Affairs

Air New Zealand will celebrate 75 years of operations in 2015 and is teaming up with New Zealand Post to issue a commemorative stamp collection which has just been made available for pre-order.More >>

NZ government deficit exceeds forecast on Solid Energy

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:31:09 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand government's operating deficit was wider than expected in pre-election forecasts as income tax lagged forecast and an indemnity for financially stricken coal miner Solid Energy weighed on the expense line.More >>

KiwiRail Admits It Will Charter ‘El Lemon Dos’

Tue, 9 Dec 2014 17:16:18 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

KiwiRail was quick to dismiss New Zealand First’s statement that the ferry Arahura would be replaced with the rust bucket Stena Alegra. But today that’s just what KiwiRail announced.More >>

John Key’s secret foreign buyers register

Tue, 9 Dec 2014 13:21:45 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

John Key has been secretly planning a register for foreign buyers without telling New Zealanders, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. “Last week Andrew Little called on John Key to adopt the Australian policy on foreign buyers.More >>

State house sell off will make transience worse

Tue, 9 Dec 2014 12:03:53 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

The National Government’s plans to sell off state housing will increase the rate of transience among the poorest families, says Labour’s housing spokesperson Phil Twyford.More >>

Bus users reminded of Monday’s network changes

Mon, 8 Dec 2014 10:53:40 +1300 | Environment Canterbury

Metro customers are being asked to ensure they have checked their routes and timetables in advance of the new bus network starting this Monday. The network has been remodelled to improve service reliability and get the city moving.More >>

Cabin Leases to Expire

Fri, 5 Dec 2014 13:23:12 +1300 | Queenstown Lakes District Council

With the 13-year licence lease due to expire on 78 cabins in the Queenstown camping ground next year, Council has confirmed its long-term intention that the cabins will be removed. The licences to occupy Council land expire on 30 September 2015.More >>

Safeguarding against concussion harm

Fri, 5 Dec 2014 13:14:42 +1300 | Accident Compensation Corporation

The recent tragic consequences of head injuries and concussion has once again brought widespread public focus on the importance of having well defined policies and practices to reduce the harm from concussion.More >>

TVNZ OnDemand wins big at the Netguide Web Awards

Thu, 4 Dec 2014 09:55:34 +1300 | TVNZ

TVNZ OnDemand took out two major awards at last night’s ESET Netguide Web Awards. The channel was crowned Best Entertainment site for the second year running, as well as Best Site for Families, proving TVNZ OnDemand is very much the people’s choice, ...More >>

NZ Post sells Australian Couriers Please unit for A$95 mln

Wed, 3 Dec 2014 13:31:50 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 3 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand Post, the state-owned mail delivery service, sold its Australian Couriers Please business to Singapore Post for A$95 million. More >>

New Zealand Post Group sells CouriersPlease for AUD$95M

Wed, 3 Dec 2014 13:29:02 +1300 | NZ Post

The New Zealand Post Group has sold its Australian courier company Couriers Please Holdings to Singapore Post for AUD$95 million. More >>

Peters Warns of More Cook Strait Ferry Chaos Ahead

Mon, 1 Dec 2014 09:35:11 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Peters Warns of More Cook Strait Ferry Chaos Ahead KiwiRail’s Cook Strait ferry service will be thrown into further chaos when the company announces shortly after Parliament rises for the year that it has purchased the rust bucket Stena Alegra ...More >>

Final decisions: electricity distributor price-quality paths

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:36:35 +1300 | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has issued its final decisions on the default price-quality paths for 16 electricity distributors (lines companies) for the period 2015-2020. More >>

Audiences have more choice in local content, 25 years on

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:52:43 +1300 | NZ On Air

Twenty-five years after it was created, NZ On Air continues to move swiftly to ensure New Zealanders can find and enjoy diverse local content how and when they want it. More >>

Lease on Napier to Gisborne Rail line offer to HBRC

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:05:18 +1300 | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Kiwirail has agreed to lease the mothballed Napier to Gisborne Rail line to Hawke’s Bay Regional Council, subject to a number of conditions. More >>

Gordon Campbell on Rick Ellis as Te Papa’s new CEO

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:49:00 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

The recent appointment of former TVNZ boss Rick Ellis to head Te Papa has copped a fair bit of criticism . More >>

Air NZ wins big in Monocle magazine’s annual Travel Top 50

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:47:26 +1300 | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has been awarded Best Economy Cabin, Best Premium Economy Cabin, and Best Livery Design in this year’s Monocle magazine Travel Top 50 awards. More >>

PM’s Keenness on Foreign Ownership Shocks Winston Peters

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:18:08 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Prime Minister John Key’s enthusiasm for the foreign ownership of farmland and now hotels, shows how naïve the Government is. “What does one make of Mr Key telling Federated Farmers, if the only buyers were domestic buyers and he was a credit officer, ...More >>

 

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