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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 >>

Māori TV Appoints Interim Head of News and Current Affairs

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:43:11 +1300 | Maori TV

Māori Television has appointed award-winning journalist and TV broadcaster Maramena Roderick to the position of Interim Head of News and Current Affairs. Maramena Roderick has an extensive background in journalism having reported for the New Zealand Herald ...More >>

TVNZ Seeking Independent Production Bids

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:32:15 +1300 | TVNZ

TVNZ is today requesting proposals from independent producers for outsourced production of its stable of Maori and Pacific programmes. TVNZ’s plan to outsource the programmes, with the exception of Te Karere, was announced a month ago, subject to further discussion ...More >>

Transpower says regulatory changes to hit future earnings

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:10:49 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Transpower, the state-owned operator of the national electricity grid, cut its expectations for profit in the coming six years after it reduced its revenue forecasts following regulatory decisions.More >>

Massive TVNZ New Season Line-Up

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 10:37:05 +1300 | TVNZ

TVNZ has unveiled a powerhouse programming catalogue for 2015 featuring a choice of quality shows for viewers every night of the week. After a stellar 2014 which saw TVNZ hold the number one programme in every key genre, 2015 will not only see ...More >>

NZRGPN slams Air NZ decision to cut provincial routes

Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:40:10 +1300 | New Zealand Rural General Practice Network

The country’s foremost national advocate for rural general practice has joined the chorus of condemnation on Air NZ’s decision to cut some provincial air routes from its repertoire.More >>

Get a real piece of the Hobbiton Movie Set

Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:30:21 +1300 | New Zealand Post

New Zealand Post is giving fans everywhere the opportunity to own a real piece of Middle-earth with the The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies stamp and coin collection. More >>

Gordon Campbell on Labour’s next leader and Putin’s problems

Wed, 12 Nov 2014 10:35:09 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

Now that the Labour leadership pageant has finally ground to a halt, the voting (and the guesswork about the likely result) can begin in earnest. At this point, no one really has a clue as to who will be announced as the winner next Tuesday, but the ...More >>

Air New Zealand grounds Far North

Tue, 11 Nov 2014 17:26:18 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

The announcement by Air New Zealand to close services from Kaitaia to Auckland will be an absolute disaster for the Far North, Labour MP for Te Tai Tokerau Kelvin Davis says.More >>

Pulling West Coast flights a savage blow

Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:55:11 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

Air New Zealand’s decision to withdraw its Westport service is another kick in the guts for an already struggling community, West Coast-Tasman MP, Damien O’Connor says. More >>

Heartland hires Kiwibank executive as new chief risk officer

Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:18:59 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Heartland New Zealand, the bank formed through the merger of Canterbury and Southern Cross building societies with Marac Finance, has hired Kiwibank executive Richard Lorraway as its new chief risk officer.More >>

Mighty River Power 2014 Annual Shareholders' Meeting

Thu, 6 Nov 2014 14:46:01 +1300 | Mighty River Power

Please find attached the presentation that will be given at Mighty River Power’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting starting at 2pm today. More >>

Kiwirail Overdue for an Overhaul of Ferry Operations

Thu, 6 Nov 2014 14:30:39 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Another sailing, another breakdown – that’s the Interislander record and continues to speak volumes about KiwiRail mismanagement, says New Zealand First. More >>

Govt to engage with families on next steps at Pike River

Thu, 6 Nov 2014 13:35:10 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The Government has today accepted Solid Energy’s decision not to pursue the Pike River drift re-entry project and committed to working with the Pike River families on next steps for the Pike River site, says Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges ...More >>

MightyRiverPower to pay special dividend

Wed, 5 Nov 2014 17:43:38 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 5 (BusinessDesk) - MightyRiverPower, the first of the state-owned power companies to be partially privatised last year, will pay a special dividend to shareholders after the latest board review of its capital management.More >>

MRP announces special dividend for shareholders

Wed, 5 Nov 2014 17:19:02 +1300 | Mighty River Power

Mighty River Power today announced a fully imputed special dividend of 5 cents per share to be paid to the Company’s more than 102,000 shareholders on 11 December 2014.More >>

Demolitions can’t lead to history repeating

Tue, 4 Nov 2014 16:56:01 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

The Government’s plan to demolish and sell off Housing New Zealand units in Porirua must lead to the construction of new affordable housing not just more empty allotments, Mana Labour MP Kris Faafoi says.More >>


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