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Statement re end of Tokyo-Christchurch service

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:30:54 +1300 | Christchurch International Airport

The Chief Executive of Christchurch Airport has expressed disappointment at Air New Zealand’s decision to end the Tokyo to Christchurch service. More >>

Direct Action Looms in Auckland Battle

Sun, 29 Mar 2015 21:26:44 +1300 | YachtSail Waka Aotearoa

Dear Port Company and Auckland City -This is a struggle it appears that the Council and Port Company cannot win. Sadly both organisations appear appear to have gone too far this time with secret non-notifiable decisions on the Bledisloe Wharf extensions ...More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Auckland mayor Len Brown

Sun, 29 Mar 2015 14:59:19 +1300 | TV3's 'The Nation'

Len Brown wants Ports of Auckland to delay the start of its wharf extensions so there’s some “breathing space” after public protests against their construction. “I've indicated to our councillors and to the port that I want over the next few ...More >>

Kordia steps up offerings for ME market

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:55:22 +1300 | Kordia

Today (March 27) Kordia NZ announces a new partnership with Vadacom to deliver a cloud-based PBX solution with lines and calling bundled together in one bill. More >>

MetService says FY earnings will miss target on MoT delays

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:54:35 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 26 (BusinessDesk) - Meteorological Service of New Zealand, the state-owned weather bureau, says annual earnings will be $2 million less than estimated because of delays finalising its largest contract.More >>

State House WOF Trial Results Withheld Too Long

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:54:31 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First says the Government is deliberately hiding results of the national warrant of fitness (WOF) trial for state houses at the expense of vulnerable New Zealanders. More >>

N4L reaches 500,000 school users on Managed Network

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:41:43 +1300 | Network for Learning

More than half a million students and teachers across New Zealand are now using N4L’s Managed Network to support their learning, with schools continuing to connect to the government-funded service well ahead of schedule.More >>

Auckland Protest Photos: POAL Protest "Make Love Not Wharf"

Sun, 22 Mar 2015 21:26:57 +1300 | Joel Cayford

"It was a beautiful day - in all sorts of ways. Congratulations to the organisers of Sunday'sprotest against POAL plans and non-notified consents to build 100 metre wharf extensions off Bledisloe Wharf. And fantastic to see such a significant flotilla ...More >>

Federated Farmers condemn breaches of animal welfare

Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:58:24 +1300 | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is emphatic farmers and trucking operators must follow the animal welfare rules when they take stock to processing works, especially as drought conditions reduce animal feed in some parts of the country.More >>

Auditor-General’s findings: AgResearch’s Future Footprint

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:51:38 +1300 | Controller and Auditor-General

On 23 July 2014, the Auditor-General received a request from Hon David Parker, Dr David Clark, and Clare Curran to investigate the development and implementation of AgResearch’s Future Footprint business case. Our response is set out below.More >>

AgResearch restructuring needs an update, says auditor

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:14:27 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 18 (BusinessDesk) - Auditor-General Lyn Provost says more work needs to be done on the business case for a $100 million restructuring of AgResearch, New Zealand's largest Crown Research Institute.More >>

Crown Irrigation considers further irrigation investments

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:14:56 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 17 (BusinessDesk) - Crown Irrigation Investments, set up as a bridging financier for irrigation schemes, says it is keen to be part of the second stage of Canterbury's Central Plains Water.More >>

Joan Withers named chair of Television New Zealand

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 09:43:05 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 17 (BusinessDesk) - Professional director Joan Withers has been named chair of Television New Zealand, replacing Wayne Walden. More >>

Govt should back farmers' dairy conversion moratorium call

Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:42:30 +1300 | Green Party

The Green Party is calling on Government-owned Landcorp to take a break from converting swathes of land into dairy farms that will make more waterways too polluted to swim in.More >>

Airways 1H earnings fall 36% as new businesses miss forecast

Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:01:07 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 13 (BusinessDesk) - Airways Corp of New Zealand, which is in charge of the nation's air traffic control, posted a 36 percent decline in first half profit as its investments in new international businesses didn't perform as well as expected ...More >>

RESEND: Television NZ expects to resume dividends in 2016

Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:29:15 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 12 (BusinessDesk) - Television New Zealand, the state-owned broadcaster, expects to resume dividend payments in 2016, having gained approval to halt payments in fiscal 2014 while refurbishing its main building on Auckland’s Victoria St West.More >>

Free Thoughts - Revealing moments: Labour

Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:55:28 +1300 | ACT New Zealand

'Free Thoughts' is a new blog series from ACT Leader David Seymour. Unlike 'Free Press', this series will focus on one issue at a time and will be sent out as events occur throughout the year, rather than on a specific day every week. You can unsubscribe ...More >>

Government must fix the mess it created at Solid Energy

Wed, 11 Mar 2015 13:45:22 +1300 | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

The Government must take responsibility for the role it has played in Solid Energy’s current financial crisis, and support the company which has returned $600 million to the country over the past decade.More >>

NZ tops OECD for fibre growth connections

Mon, 9 Mar 2015 14:09:54 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Fibre growth connections in New Zealand have tripled in the last year, putting us first of all 34 countries in the OECD, says Communications Minister Amy Adams. More >>

Interislander sailings disrupted due to weather

Fri, 6 Mar 2015 13:50:56 +1300 | The Interislander

Interislander is advising customers to expect delays to sailings today and over the weekend due to the severe weather that is currently moving across Cook Strait. More >>

 

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