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TPP Leak: SOE Issues for Ministerial Guidance

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:26:28 +1200 | Wikileaks

Today, 29 July 2015, WikiLeaks releases a secret letter from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP or TPPA) Ministerial Meeting in December 2013, along with a comprehensive expert analysis of the document.More >>

Mainfreight calls for transport strategy involving KiwiRail

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:40:00 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 29 (BusinessDesk) - Mainfreight chairman Bruce Plested has criticised what he says is the government's lack of a national transport plan, throwing his support behind state-owned rail operator KiwiRail and calling it an integral part of the ...More >>

Council approves water scheme consent ‘condition precedent’

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:29:53 +1200 | Hawke's Bay Regional Investment Company

Hawke’s Bay Regional Investment Company Ltd (HBRIC Ltd) today updated Hawke’s Bay Regional Council (HBRC) on the progress of the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme and the Napier Port revaluation.More >>

Community-owned electricity networks face technology risk

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 12:57:29 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 23 (BusinessDesk) - Communities that believe their locally owned electricity networks will remain as valuable as they are today risk discovering they are not worth nearly as much when new electricity technologies start replacing traditional ...More >>

NZTA, MetService trial new road weather guidance for Dunedin

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 16:51:42 +1200 | NZ Transport Agency

During last week’s ‘big freeze’ that cloaked the South Island in snow, NZTA and MetService trialled a new form of weather guidance for Dunedin transport operators and motorists.More >>

Work begins on second stage of Housing NZ refurbishment

Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:48:16 +1200 | Housing New Zealand

Housing New Zealand is starting work on the second and final stage in its refurbishment of the Centennial Flats in Adelaide Street, Berhampore. More >>

Rail infrastructure funding is available

Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:27:41 +1200 | Democrats for Social Credit

If Labour’s Transport spokesman Phil Twyford’s admission that KiwiRail’s freight and lines operations should be treated differently is to be taken seriously, the next step is for his Party to re-visit successful social credit policies to support ...More >>

State Housing meeting for Invercargill this coming Sunday

Mon, 13 Jul 2015 13:58:53 +1200 | State Housing Action

SHAN (State Housing Action Network) has organised a public meeting for this Sunday in Invercargill to give the local community the opportunity to discuss the government’s plans to sell thousands of state houses.More >>

Gordon Campbell on Treasury’s plans for Kiwirail

Fri, 10 Jul 2015 10:12:54 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

Is there any more terrifying phrase in the English language than “Treasury recommends”? The latest idiotic idea to emerge from the Treasury – lets close down Kiwirail – deserves to be filed away alongside previous gems such as “ Treasury push for ...More >>

More birds in Kiwi gardens

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 17:24:33 +1200 | Landcare Research

The number of birds in garden across the country is up this winter, according to preliminary results from the New Zealand Garden Bird Survey. More >>

MRP's Metrix cans Trustpower contract before it begins

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 08:56:12 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 3 (BusinessDesk) - MightyRiverPower's Metrix metering business has walked away from a deal with Infratil-controlled Trustpower that would have supplied the power company's 242,000 electricity customers with smart meters.More >>

FairWay Resolution Ltd board reappointments

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:16:50 +1200 | New Zealand Government

ACC Minister Nikki Kaye today announced the reappointment of three directors to the board of crown company FairWay Resolution Limited. More >>

Fletcher gets nod as preferred partner in Chch development

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 13:33:07 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Fletcher gets nod as preferred partner in Chch development as govt eyes next stage of rebuild More >>

Construction underway on 16 new Housing New Zealand homes

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 16:52:34 +1200 | Housing New Zealand

Construction of 16 new Housing New Zealand homes in Hamilton is well underway. The new homes will be ready for tenants by the end of the year. More >>

State house sell off Bill gives extraordinary powers

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 15:59:36 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford The Government is about to give Ministers extraordinary powers to take direct personal control of selling state houses, exempting Ministers from normal legal requirements and leaving the sale process wide open for corruption, ...More >>

Tiwai Smelter termination deadline pushed out

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 08:53:36 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 1 (BusinessDesk) - Meridian Energy and Rio Tinto-controlled New Zealand Aluminium Smelters have extended their electricity agreement for another month, giving the Tiwai Point smelter owner a little more time to sort out its electricity needs.More >>

MP delighted about Capital Connection announcement

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:31:20 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

Today KiwiRail announced that it will keep the Capital Connection running for the next three years following a funding contribution by Horizons Regional Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council.More >>

Capital Connection to keep running for three more years

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:25:28 +1200 | Joint Media Statement

KiwiRail announced today that it will keep the Capital Connection running for the next three years following a funding contribution by Horizons Regional Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council.More >>

Appointments to REANNZ and Science Board

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:15:02 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced a number of board appointments and reappointments. More >>

Govt must reveal details on state homes

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:06:52 +1200 | Green Party

Govt must reveal details on how many new state homes will be built as a result of sell-off The Green Party is today challenging the Government to tell New Zealanders how many new state houses will be created by its sell-off of our current state housing ...More >>


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