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Runway extension gets 10-Year Plan backing

Wed, 27 May 2015 17:07:08 +1200 | Wellington City Council

Runway extension gets 10-Year Plan backing Further work on the proposal to extend Wellington Airport’s runway has been given the go-ahead by Wellington City Councillors deliberating on the Council’s 10-Year Plan. A majority of Councillors approved ...More >>

Taxpayers Short-Changed by Skycity Deal

Tue, 26 May 2015 10:27:56 +1200 | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers’ Union is outraged over the latest details of the SkyCity convention centre released today, specifically that the number of delegates the centre will be able to hold has been reduced for a second time. Taxpayers’ Union Executive ...More >>

Gordon Campbell on Budget 2015

Fri, 22 May 2015 09:50:08 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

From the outset, the slogan for yesterday’s Budget - “The Plan Is Working” – begged to be mocked. There’s actually a plan for the national economy? Who knew? And its been working for whom, exactly? Not for families in poverty, clearly. ...More >>

Meridian receives 98 percent of instalment receipts

Mon, 18 May 2015 10:41:49 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 18 (BusinessDesk) - Meridian Energy, the state controlled energy generator and retailer, has received 98 percent of its instalment receipts with the first round of share transfers due this Thursday. More >>

KOA Submission on Long Term Plan

Thu, 14 May 2015 14:40:19 +1200 | KOA

Democracy is such a significant asset that it was assumed to be significant without being listed in the assets list in the last three year plan. It is an asset that the people of Christchurch have rightly been proud of and prepared to defend in the ...More >>

Water and wastewater price changes to come in on July 1

Wed, 13 May 2015 18:25:05 +1200 | Watercare

Watercare is increasing the price of its water and wastewater services by an average of 2.5 percent, the company announced today. More >>

State-Owned Enterprises Pushed Too Hard

Fri, 8 May 2015 21:23:26 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

State-Owned Enterprises should be allowed to uphold their social responsibility to have regard for the interests of the community, says New Zealand First. More >>

Solid Energy lines up more job cuts

Thu, 7 May 2015 16:25:36 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 7 (BusinessDesk) - Solid Energy, the financially stricken state-owned coal miner, plans to cut its workforce again to keep a lid on costs after the board decided against selling assets or liquidating the company.More >>

Raetihi Survey About Improving Customer Service

Wed, 6 May 2015 17:20:10 +1200 | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) has needed to reassure some Raetihi residents that the customer services survey on its Raetihi service centre is not about plans to close the centre down. More >>

Compromise reached on Auckland port extension

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 17:03:08 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 30 (BusinessDesk) - Ports of Auckland has offered to only extend one of the two wharves it wants to push further out into Auckland harbour in a backdown that it hopes will take the heat out of local opposition to its plans.More >>

Air New Zealand celebrates 75 years since first flight

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:22:37 +1200 | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is celebrating 75 years of flying today with birthday festivities including a mid-air game show, a chance for customers to win back their fare, and a themed flight across the Tasman.More >>

RMTU may take a test case if MBIE doesn’t

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:45:24 +1200 | First Union

The government must seek a definitive answer on whether Chinese engineers working on KiwiRail’s locomotives are covered under New Zealand employment law says Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) General Secretary Wayne Butson.More >>

Genesis Energy cuts FY guidance after losing customers

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:07:10 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 29 (BusinessDesk) - Genesis Energy, New Zealand's largest energy retailer, cut its forecast for annual earnings after losing electricity and gas customers amid increased competition and as wholesale electricity prices declined. The shares dropped ...More >>

i-SITE to Relocate to Octagon Civic Centre

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:11:34 +1200 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin's i-SITE Visitor Centre is to move to a higher profile central city location in the Octagon Civic Centre. More >>

Government must help Christchurch keep Public Assets

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:08:12 +1200 | Green Party

The Government needs to renegotiate the cost sharing agreement with Christchurch City Council rather than force the city to flog off its valuable assets, the Green Party said today.More >>

Port company’s ‘facts’ can’t be trusted

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:23:46 +1200 | Pead PR

The port company simply cannot be trusted to tell Aucklanders the truth about its Bledisloe Wharf extensions says spokesperson Michael Goldwater. More >>

Mt Eden Access Debate Descends into Lunacy

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:51:54 +1200 | Affordable Auckland

Mt Eden Access Debate Descends into Lunacy “If the idea of banning vehicles from the Mt. Eden summit doesn’t sound crazy enough, then listening to the members of the Maunga Authority discuss the practicalities of such a move verges on lunacy.” ...More >>

Māori Party letter to the Australian Prime Minister

Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:24:40 +1200 | The Maori Party

Tēnā koe Hon Tony Abbott, We write to you to voice our condemnation at the forced closure of Aboriginal communities in Australia as a result of your government’s policies. We ask that your government honour its obligations to Australia’s First ...More >>

Chinese rail engineers have a right to NZ conditions

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:16:32 +1200 | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Chinese rail engineers currently working in New Zealand are being short-changed their rightful wage entitlements under New Zealand labour law, the Council of Trade Unions said today.More >>

Air NZ's Houston link paves way for United Airlines tie-up

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:18:07 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Air NZ's Houston service paves the way for partnership with United Airlines, analysts say More >>


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