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Tourism Holdings lifts 1H profit 38%

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:07:37 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Tourism Holdings, the campervan rental company, lifted first-half profit 38 percent with strong tourist demand in New Zealand and Australia, and said it will at least deliver its forecast annual profit of $27 million.More >>

Jetstar Deal Should Never Have Flown

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 17:24:32 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Handing a lucrative government travel contract to Jetstar, a foreign owned airline, is outrageous when we have our own national airline, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.More >>

Summer Kerbside rubbish and recycling ends

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:59:36 +1300 | Thames Coromandel District Council

Our summer schedule of extra rubbish and recycling collections across much of the Coromandel ends tomorrow - Saturday 11 February. Our normal schedule of one collection a week resumes on Monday 13 February.More >>

RNZI Remains the Essential Voice of the Pacific

Wed, 1 Feb 2017 14:05:10 +1300 | Radio New Zealand

Radio New Zealand International (RNZI) continues to serve people across the Pacific region, delivering essential day to day news and information and providing a vital lifeline in times of natural disaster. More >>

REANNZ bolsters executive team with pair of new appointments

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:06:33 +1300 | Research and Education Advanced Network

REANNZ Ltd, the high performance telecommunications network powering New Zealand’s research, education and innovation communities, has today announced two new senior appointments to the business. More >>

Candidate: Southern Response Wrongly Withheld Refunds

Mon, 9 Jan 2017 09:40:25 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

The Labour Candidate for Christchurch Central, Dr Duncan Webb has discovered that Southern Response owes homeowners thousands in wrongly withheld refunds. More >>

Local Co-Operative Bid to Save the Gisborne Line is Lodged

Mon, 26 Dec 2016 14:03:10 +1300 | Gisborne Rail Cooperative

“Local Co-Operative Bid to Save the Gisborne Line is Lodged” PRESS RELEASE: GISBORNE RAIL COOPERATIVE – STEERING GROUP LODGES EOI TO KIWIRAIL – GISBORNE TO WAIROA. 23 DECEMBER 2016 GISBORNE RAIL COOPERATIVE STEERING GROUP, GRC, INTERIM ...More >>

Government Power Prices Rip-Off Ashburton

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 17:16:49 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is calling on new Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins to act over Ashburton facing average power price increases of $226 p.a. More >>

Mahuki teams showcase cultural sector innovation

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 12:31:02 +1300 | Te Papa

6 December 2016                 Te Papa’s Mahuki teams showcase the   future of innovation in the culture sector   At Te Papa’s Mahuki showcase last night, nine teams of innovators unveiled business propositions that deliver digital ...More >>

Council appoints Councillor directors

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 14:58:53 +1300 | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council has appointed Councillor directors to the boards of its subsidiaries Christchurch City Holdings Limited (CCHL) and Transition Holdings Limited (THL) formerly Canterbury Development Corporation Holdings Limited.More >>

Feds Pleased With Decision to Leave Earner Levy Unchanged

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 15:29:36 +1300 | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is pleased to see the Government decide to keep the ACC ‘Earner Levy’ unchanged. More >>

Waiheke Island now fully fibred

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 15:25:22 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The Ultra-Fast Broadband build on Auckland’s Waiheke Island is now complete, meaning more than 5600 local homes and businesses can now connect to faster and more reliable internet, says Communications Minister Amy Adams. More >>

Train Collision Reports: Melling and Raurimu

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 13:09:35 +1300 | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

Attached are the executive summaries of the two accident reports released by the Transport Accident Investigation Commission this morning. The full reports are on the home page at www.taic.org.nzMore >>

$300M for consumers from embedded generation subsidy removal

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 13:06:25 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 6 (BusinessDesk) - The Electricity Authority is ending subsidies to power stations that are embedded in local electricity networks rather than connected to the national grid in a move the regulator says will save consumers around $300 million a year.More >>

ACC takes home New Zealand’s top governance award

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 14:25:16 +1300 | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Congratulations to Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC), winner of the MinterEllisonRuddWatts Excellence in Governance award announced at last night’s Deloitte Top 200 Awards gala dinner.More >>

Auckland Transport funds re-brand for Lobby Group

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 11:59:36 +1300 | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

Hot on the heels of ATEED’s ill-fated attempt to rebrand Auckland as the ‘place desired by many’ comes news of another undesirable and wholly unnecessary branding exercise by an Auckland CCO (Council Controlled Organisation).More >>

NZ On Air steers a calm course against tide of international

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:08:42 +1300 | NZ On Air

Against a backdrop of rapid media change and a flood of international content NZ On Air’s report to Parliament on its achievements in the 2015/16 year shows ongoing commitment to getting local content to New Zealand audiences.More >>

Predator Free 2050 Ltd board appointed

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:21:50 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The company which will be a key player in achieving New Zealand’s Predator Free 2050 ambition is now up and running, Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says. More >>

Tower pours Canterbury quake claims into 'bad bank'

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:27:29 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Tower said it will separate its liabilities and receivables from the Canterbury earthquakes into a separate 'bad bank' structure and "aggressively pursue" recoveries from the EQC and reinsurer Peak Re that amount to about $101 ...More >>

Government needs to ensure fair deal on EQC assessments

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:12:47 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

Kiwis affected by earthquakes might not get a fair deal if the Government pushes ahead with secret plans to let private insurers take over the assessment of claims, says Labour’s Canterbury spokesperson Megan Woods.More >>

 

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