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Port Future Study recommends pathway to move port

Fri, 1 Jul 2016 14:58:11 +1200 | Port Future Study

Port Future Study recommends pathway to move port be established The independent Port Future Study’s Consensus Working Group has today released its final recommendations on a strategy to accommodate Auckland's long-term freight and cruise. After a twelve-month ...More >>

Mapua Investment provides lessons for the Council

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:30:47 +1200 | Tasman District Council

The Tasman District Council will fund the extra costs associated with work at the Mapua Wharf precinct through income from its commercial activities and by bringing forward next year’s budget for landscaping at the wharf.More >>

CC decision reinforces electricity monopolies

Fri, 17 Jun 2016 10:33:50 +1200 | Molly Melhuish

The Commerce Commission said at the briefing today on Input Methodology rules that they consider consumers of electricity to be stakeholders in electricity regulation. But they said they have no effective way of implementing that .More >>

King Country Energy reports $8.1 mln profit

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:56:50 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 15 (BusinessDesk) - King Country Energy, the Taumarunui-based power generator and retailer, says profit in the fifteen months to the end of March 2016 was $8.1 million, up from $3.8 million in calendar 2014.More >>

Trans Tasman 2016 Departments Review

Tue, 7 Jun 2016 13:58:29 +1200 | Trans Tasman

Trans Tasman 2016 New Zealand Government Departments Review - Many Changes In The State Sector, But Some Things Remain The Same. More >>

Air New Zealand touches down in Vietnam

Sun, 5 Jun 2016 22:15:40 +1200 | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand touches down in Vietnam Air New Zealand’s inaugural flight between Auckland and Ho Chi Minh City has touched down overnight. Flight NZ269 departed Auckland International Airport at 12:45pm yesterday and arrived into Ho Chi Minh City’s ...More >>

The payroll secret that is costing workers $500 a year

Sun, 5 Jun 2016 22:12:44 +1200 | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Fresh analysis of documents released this week show that MBIE pushed to keep secret the significant underpayment of up to a third of New Zealand workers under the Holidays Act, costing affected workers up to $500 a year while the issue remained unresolved.More >>

First of 500 electric parcel delivery vehicles arrive in NZ

Thu, 2 Jun 2016 10:33:16 +1200 | New Zealand Post

The first shipment of New Zealand Post’s 500 new electric delivery vehicles has landed in Auckland for a nationwide rollout that starts later this year. More >>

NZ residential building consents rise 6.6% in April

Tue, 31 May 2016 11:22:49 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 31 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential building consents climbed 6.6 percent in April as new housing intentions climbed at their fastest monthly pace in eight years. More >>

New Flight Times for Northland a Bit up And Down

Tue, 31 May 2016 08:35:13 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 30 MAY 2016 New Flight Times for Northland a Bit up And Down Air New Zealand is flying into the common sense zone – but they haven’t quite got there yet, says Northland ...More >>

Canon Media Awards Recognise RNZ Journalism

Mon, 23 May 2016 09:46:05 +1200 | Radio New Zealand

RNZ's journalism has been recognised with three major awards at the Canon Media Awards announced in Wellington this evening. More >>

Air NZ has delivered 8.4% annual return since rescue

Fri, 20 May 2016 17:16:42 +1200 | BusinessDesk

The government was forced to re-nationalise Air New Zealand in 2002 to save the airline from bankruptcy but the investment has paid off in the long run by delivering an annual return estimated at 8.4 percent, the Treasury estimates.More >>

Greens call on Bill English to stop ‘disciplining’ HNZ

Fri, 20 May 2016 11:05:50 +1200 | Green Party

Greens call on Bill English to stop ‘disciplining’ Housing New Zealand The Green Party is calling for the Government to stop extracting a multimillion-dollar dividend from Housing New Zealand in the name of “discipline”, while the country is in ...More >>

Air NZ Must Put Away Axe And Revive Regional Routes

Wed, 18 May 2016 15:25:16 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

With the large numbers of tourists pouring into the country, Air New Zealand should be invigorating and reviving regional routes instead of axing them, New Zealand First says.More >>

Mighty River Power appoints GM Digital Services

Thu, 5 May 2016 13:40:14 +1200 | Mighty River Power

Mighty River Power today announced the appointment of Kevin Angland to the position of GM Digital Services. More >>

Air NZ sees headwinds from competition

Tue, 3 May 2016 09:49:34 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 3 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand says its 2017 earnings won't match the $800 million it has forecast for 2016 as the airline faces increased competition and gets less benefit from foreign exchange hedging.More >>

Decision to keep Huntly operating in NZ's best interest

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:22:06 +1200 | NZCID

“The announcement today that Genesis will retain the strategic electricity reserve at Huntly may not please everyone, but the importance of ensuring a stable electricity supply close to demand centres is paramount,” says Stephen Selwood of the New Zealand ...More >>

Gordon Campbell on Kiwirail’s latest stint in the dogbox

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:58:40 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

The denigration of Kiwirail continues. The latest review (based on a 2014 assessment) of the options facing the company have enabled Kiwirail to be hung out to dry once again as a liability and burden on the taxpayer .More >>

Mainfreight director agrees with Labour on rail funding

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:17:17 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

David Parker Labour List MP SOEs Spokesperson MEDIA STATEMENT 27 April 2016 Mainfreight director agrees with Labour on rail funding Richard Prebble – in the past accused of ruining rail and now a director of Mainfreight – agrees with Labour that secure ...More >>

KiwiRail seeks 4 years' funding under 'value of rail' accord

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 06:51:22 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 26 (BusinessDesk) - KiwiRail is starting negotiations for a new funding package it hopes will run from 2017 to 2020 and is looking for a small number of rail upgrade projects that will demonstrate that there is a "value of rail" to New Zealand ...More >>


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