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IwiRail Policy gets thumbs up but NZ First are opportunists

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:24:35 +1200 | Gisborne Rail Coalition

The Gisborne rail coalition is describing the IwiRail regional development policy launched by the Maori Party yesterday as a "the best plan in town" that is winning the hearts and minds of local rail campaigners.More >>

'IwiRail' nothing less than economic sabotage

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:11:24 +1200 | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers’ Union is staggered at the economic recklessness of the Maori Party’s “IwiRail” announcement, labeling it 'populist economic sabotage'. More >>

Ferry sailing cancellations

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 13:28:32 +1200 | KiwiRail

Sailings of the Interislander ferries have been cancelled due to the deterioration of weather in Cook Strait, with the up to 7-metre-high waves arriving earlier than predicted.More >>

Henare te Ua – RNZ Māori Journalism Internship

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:17:58 +1200 | Radio New Zealand

Te Aniwa Hurihanganui (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Tuhourangi, Ngāti Tuwharetoa) is the recipient of the inaugural Henare te Ua Māori Journalism Internship established earlier this year by Radio New Zealand to support Te reo Māori and foster Māori ...More >>

Old faithful hangs up its hat

Tue, 4 Jul 2017 13:54:37 +1200 | Cawthron Institute

After 16 years of service, Cawthron’s first liquid chromatography-mass spectrometer (LC-MS) is hanging up its hat, making room for new technology. The inner workings of the retired instrument dubbed ‘Old Faithful’ has been mounted in honour of ...More >>

Treasury's Landcorp advice shows challenge to investment

Mon, 3 Jul 2017 13:36:01 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 3 (BusinessDesk) - State-owned enterprise Landcorp Farming has repeatedly clashed with the government’s financial adviser, the Treasury because it wants to reinvest cash to grow its business rather than return it to the government as dividends, papers ...More >>

New CRI contracts on their 25th anniversary

Mon, 3 Jul 2017 12:15:02 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith has welcomed the start of new funding contracts for New Zealand’s Crown Research Institutes (CRIs), which will enable a more strategic approach to science as they celebrate their 25thanniversary during ...More >>

Gordon Campbell on Peter Thiel’s bad attitude problem

Mon, 3 Jul 2017 11:02:17 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

S o far, we haven’t been able to find what Peter Thiel may have said about us on Trip Advisor, after those four lightning trips he made here, totalling 12 days in all – but I’m sure he liked us. Really liked us. Funny though that our alleged ...More >>

Govt settles on high-level EQC reforms

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:41:50 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Govt settles on high-level EQC reforms after five-year long review, eyes 2020 implementation More >>

TVNZ must uphold commitment to Māori programming

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 20:54:02 +1200 | Green Party

TVNZ must uphold commitment to Māori programming The Green Party is calling on Television New Zealand (TVNZ) to uphold its commitment to Māori programming and rethink their proposal to axe the dedicated Māori commissioner. “It’s deeply ...More >>

Minister’s Office Interferes in Kiwirail Decision Making

Tue, 6 Jun 2017 18:31:05 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Minister’s Office Interferes in Kiwirail Decision Making Questions must be asked why the Minister of Transport’s office has been blocking KiwiRail from releasing information to the public, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon ...More >>

ACT will bring back the birdsong

Wed, 31 May 2017 17:20:50 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

ACT has joined the Environment Commissioner’s call to save our native birds, and has proposed a policy to do just that. More >>

Budget 2017 – On a roll: Roads and rail the big winners

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:19:10 +1200 | PwC

Budget 2017 – On a roll: Roads and rail the big winners from increased infrastructure spending More >>

$548m for rail around New Zealand

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:11:53 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Budget 2017 will invest $548 million of new capital funding to maintain and upgrade New Zealand’s rail network, supporting freight movement, exporters, tourism and public transport, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. $450 million of that funding ...More >>

$4b in new capital investment in Budget 2017

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:08:24 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The Government is allocating $4 billion in new capital spending as part of Budget 2017 as it builds the infrastructure for a growing economy, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. “This $4 billion investment is the single biggest investment of new ...More >>

Books ‘Cooked’ on Electric Trains Despite Denial

Sat, 20 May 2017 12:21:56 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First believes KiwiRail “cooked the books” to get rid of electric trains on part of the North Island main trunk line. “They manipulated information for presentation to Ministers to favour Chinese diesel trains, but claim they did ...More >>

Infratil Results for year ended 31 March 2017

Thu, 18 May 2017 11:13:28 +1200 | Infratil

Infratil's consolidated underlying EBITDAF from continuing operations was $519.5 million up 12.4% from the $462.1 million reported in 2016. Net parent surplus was $66.1 million compared to $438.3 million in the prior period which benefited from ...More >>

KiwiRail purchases Kaitaki

Wed, 17 May 2017 22:00:31 +1200 | KiwiRail

KiwiRail purchases Kaitaki KiwiRail has moved to secure the future of the Cook Strait link by purchasing the Interislander ferry Kaitaki, the largest domestic passenger ferry operating in New Zealand. The ship had previously been leased. “The Interislander ...More >>

Paul McGilvary Joins the AsureQuailty Board of Directors

Thu, 11 May 2017 16:07:48 +1200 | AsureQuality

AsureQuality is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul McGilvary to its Board of Directors, commencing 1 May 2017. More >>

Highest ever percentage of women on state sector boards

Mon, 8 May 2017 11:27:42 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Women’s Minister Paula Bennett has today announced that the Government has reached its target of appointing 45 per cent of women to state sector boards and committees, the highest percentage ever. “The government set this target in 2011 and now we’ve ...More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 
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