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“50 days to go” to the Games – and counting

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 10:23:37 +1200 | ACC

The New Zealand Paralympic Games Team is in the final run up to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games opening on 7 September. Sid Miller, ACC’s Chief Customer Officer, speaking at the team presentation at Sky City, says in 50 days’ time all of New Zealand ...More >>

Commercial reforms to boost Pacific state-owned enterprises

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 11:03:45 +1200 | University Of The South Pacific

State-owned enterprises (SOEs) are a significant drain on Pacific island economies, with the returns from most countries’ SOE portfolios not even meeting their capital costs, according to an upcoming Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.More >>

Govt’s state house sell-off ramping up

Mon, 18 Jul 2016 10:02:55 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Government plans to ramp up the state house sell-off by selling another 1000 houses in 2016/17 will mean more families in need missing out, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little.More >>

A Wrinkle in Time - a new look at ageing

Fri, 15 Jul 2016 14:11:00 +1200 | Radio New Zealand

For RNZ presenter Noelle McCarthy, creating her first podcast series -exploring ageing-was a profoundly meaningful experience. More >>

ACC sought $158mn in Budget 2016, got $26.4mn

Thu, 14 Jul 2016 17:16:05 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 14 (BusinessDesk) - The Accident Compensation Commission requested an extra $158 million in funding for 2016/17 from the government ahead of Budget 2016, but Treasury instead recommended an interim payment of just $26.4 million be funded to ...More >>

Public invited to have say on homelessness

Thu, 14 Jul 2016 16:06:05 +1200 | Cross-Party Homelessness Inquiry

People who are homeless, those who were once homeless, those working with the homeless and concerned New Zealanders are being asked to share their experiences and solutions to this growing issue with the Cross-Party Homelessness Inquiry.More >>

English denies dividend decision made

Tue, 12 Jul 2016 09:56:40 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Grant Robertson MP for Wellington Central Finance Spokesperson MEDIA STATEMENT 12 July 2016 English denies dividend decision made - Joyce should delete his account National must explain who is right in the Housing NZ dividend debacle, after Bill ...More >>

Pressure forces Govt to make policy on the hoof

Mon, 11 Jul 2016 17:08:55 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Steven Joyce’s surprise announcement that Housing NZ will no longer be used as a cash cow has forced the Finance Minister to make one of National’s biggest ever U-turns, Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson says.More >>

Little: Speech to Labour Party Special Conference

Mon, 11 Jul 2016 09:27:10 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

A lot of people don’t know this, but as well as the customary telegram from the Queen, the Prime Minister has also taken to writing to those turning 100 to congratulate them. I think it’s safe to assume that ours got lost in the mail.More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Fat profits

Wed, 6 Jul 2016 14:03:54 +1200 | Martin Doyle

The news that our government - instead of addressing our obesity epidemic - is actually trying to make money from it... is hard to stomach. More >>

Music 101 – A Dream Gig for Alex Behan

Mon, 4 Jul 2016 17:28:30 +1200 | Radio New Zealand

RNZ’s popular music show Music 101 has a new presenter – and for radio head Alex Behan the gig is a dream come true. More >>

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 >>

 

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