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Mike Hosking for PM?

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:04:06 +1200 | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting is adding its voice to the many appalled at TVNZ’s choice of Mike Hosking as moderator for the upcoming political debates. More >>

A Pile of Reasons Why Gerry Should Go

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:50:57 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First challenges Prime Minister John Key to accept Minister of Transport Gerry Brownlee’s resignation. “But it’s a charade isn’t it, offering his resignation for breaching security,” says Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters.More >>

NZ Post give network services contract to Vodafone

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:10:40 +1200 | BusinessDesk

NZ Post give network services contract to Vodafone, aiming to cut $19.2M annual spend More >>

ACC makes recommendations on levy cuts

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:17:32 +1200 | Accident Compensation Corporation

After considering public feedback, ACC has made some changes to the proposed 2015/16 levies it consulted on during May and June, but will still recommend that the Government implements across the board levy cuts next year.More >>

Fonterra job losses a massive blow to Waikato

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:05:02 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

The potential loss of up to 114 jobs from Fonterra’s Canpac plant in Hamilton is a massive blow to the Waikato region which has already lost hundreds of jobs, Labour says.More >>

Update on the Wanaka Pool

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:54:54 +1200 | Queenstown Lakes District Council

QLDC is moving quickly to consider all options relating to the closed Wanaka Community Pool, including the extent and cost of remedial strengthening work that would be required to reopen in the short term.More >>

UPDATE: NZ Post to sell Australian Couriers Please unit

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:45:33 +1200 | BusinessDesk

(Updates to show drop in goodwill offset by increase in brands value in 3rd graph) More >>

NZ Post to sell Australian Couriers Please unit

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:03:27 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand Post, the state-owned mail delivery service, is wants to sell its Australian Couriers Please unit in its latest move to rejig its ailing business.More >>

KiwiSaver innovations needed to build wealth

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:20:05 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

The innovative changes to KiwiSaver suggested by the Financial Services Council today will be seriously considered by Labour as part of plans to make KiwiSaver universal, Labour’s Finance spokesperson David Parker says.More >>

Waikato water must remain under community control

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:00:57 +1200 | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) believes that Waikato councils’ investigation of options for the provision of water and wastewater services must ensure it remains in public hands.More >>

No excuse for power price hikes

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:08:06 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

The latest electricity price hike, coming as it does during the coldest winter months, will once again hit hardest those least able to afford it – the elderly and those on low incomes, Labour’s Energy spokesperson David Shearer says.More >>

Latest power price data shows National has failed families

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:40:20 +1200 | Green Party

Latest data showing New Zealanders’ power bills have risen 2.3 percent in the last year show National has failed families and households, the Green Party said today. More >>

Aratere resumes passenger sailings

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:34:59 +1200 | KiwiRail

The Aratere resumed passenger sailings today. The 1445 sailing from Wellington had 160 passengers booked, and the return voyage at 1845 from Picton has 105. Her next sailing will be at 0645 tomorrow. Interislander GM Thomas Davis said that this was ...More >>

Students win epic ORC battle

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 10:01:02 +1200 | OUSA

This week the ORC announced their 25% student discount on buses is to become permanent. More >>

Kiwibank credit rating outlook upgraded with sovereign

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:08:59 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 11 (BusinessDesk) - Government-owned lender Kiwibank has had the outlook on its credit ratings upgraded by Fitch Ratings as a result of its upbeat assessment of the sovereign earlier this week.More >>

Board appointments to Kordia and Landcorp

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:53:33 +1200 | New Zealand Government

State Owned Enterprises Minister Tony Ryall has announced two new appointments to the boards of State Owned Enterprises. Sheridan Broadbent has joined the Board of Kordia Group Ltd and Tony Reilly has been appointed to the Board of Landcorp Farming ...More >>

Aratere will cross Cook Strait

Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:11:23 +1200 | KiwiRail

• She will leave Wellington at 1700 on a ‘proving’ (test) run, and is scheduled to arrive in Picton at approx. 2030. More >>

Mighty River Power completes successful Capital Bond offer

Wed, 9 Jul 2014 17:38:08 +1200 | Mighty River Power

Mighty River Power has today confirmed, following the close of the Capital Bond offer yesterday, that $300 million of unsecured subordinated Capital Bonds will be issued with an initial interest rate of 6.90% per annum.More >>

Aratere update

Wed, 9 Jul 2014 17:05:22 +1200 | KiwiRail

• Interislander had discussed undertaking Aratere’s first trial sailing tonight. However, due to crew changes and the need to get all crew re-familiarised with the ferry, Interislander made the decision to reschedule a trial sailing until tomorrow ...More >>

Aratere daily media update 4/7/14

Fri, 4 Jul 2014 14:51:27 +1200 | KiwiRail

Thursday 3 July: • Dive survey completed – all in order • All steering gear checks completed • ‘Leak down’ test passed. More >>

 

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