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KiwiRail gets $40M for new Manawatu freight hub

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:39:10 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 15 (BusinessDesk) - KiwiRail is planning to relocate its Palmerston North operations out of the city as part of plans to develop a regional hub to better handle freight flows throughout the lower North Island.More >>

Air NZ plane grounded in Los Angeles

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 11:24:29 +1300 | RNZ

An Air New Zealand flight from Los Angeles has been stood down after the plane was clipped by another aircraft while on the tarmac. More >>

NZ Secret Santa is taking a holiday

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 15:10:59 +1300 | NZ Secret Santa

As many of you will be aware, WebSam initially brought NZ Secret Santa to the Twitter community in 2010. It grew bigger than WebSam’s giant pumpkins, so NZ Post volunteered to take the reins in 2012. While the Elves at NZ Post have loved their time managing ...More >>

Te Papa needs more staff, not fewer - expert

Tue, 30 Oct 2018 14:00:25 +1300 | RNZ

An international expert has told senior staff at Te Papa museum that it needs more staff, not fewer, in its collections area - and says the museum is already "thin on staff".More >>

KiwiRail begins geo-tech studies for Northport spur line

Fri, 26 Oct 2018 13:40:58 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 26 (BusinessDesk) - KiwiRail will today begin geotechnical investigations along part of the route of the proposed rail link to Northport. More >>

Pay equity milestone confirmed: PSA

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 12:40:16 +1300 | PSA

After a series of nationwide meetings held by the PSA this month, the historical pay equity settlement put forward to social workers at Oranga Tamariki has now been ratified to go ahead. “This signifies a wonderful start to moving the whole profession ...More >>

Ministry of Social Development 2018 Annual Report

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:24:49 +1300 | Ministry of Social Development

Deputy Chief Executive, People, Culture and Strategy, Andrea Lawton says the Annual Report presents the work of every part of MSD. More >>

Transpower’s Wellington conductor replacement approved

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 14:22:15 +1300 | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has formally approved $23.5 million for Transpower to replace the conductors (overhead wires) and strengthen the structures of a 9.5km section of its high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission network in Wellington.More >>

NZ Post's audio recordings practice deemed 'unsettling'

Wed, 3 Oct 2018 13:22:51 +1300 | RNZ

New Zealand Post has stopped the audio recording of posties who drive delivery vehicles after being told the practice is intrusive, unsettling, and unreasonable. More >>

RNZ Insight Documentary Wins Asia-Pacific Award

Mon, 1 Oct 2018 11:46:04 +1300 | RNZ

RNZ’s investigative Insight documentary Climate Change - Politics and Actions has won the inaugural Association for International Broadcasting Sustainability Award for radio programming . More >>

Transpower result highlights disquiet over sector profits

Sun, 2 Sep 2018 21:06:59 +1200 | NZ Energy and Environment Business Week

Transpower’s annual results for 2017/18 again highlight how much the Government is one of the main beneficiaries from profits in the electricity sector. The results show a net profit of $206 million and a dividend to the Government of $165 million.More >>

Pāmu lifts operating profits

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 11:19:52 +1200 | Landcorp

Pāmu lifts operating profits despite challenging climatic conditions 30 August 2018, Wellington, New Zealand - Pāmu (Landcorp Faming Limited) has announced EBITDAR (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, Amortization, and Revaluations) of ...More >>

KiwiRail pay hike favours lowest paid workers

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 18:45:44 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 27 (BusinessDesk) - KiwiRail Holdings will increase pay for 2,319 Rail and Maritime Transport Union members by the same amount, meaning the lowest paid get the biggest increase. More >>

Landmark Pay Deal Struck at Kiwirail

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 13:40:49 +1200 | KiwiRail

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union and KiwiRail have today signed a landmark pay deal which will see a flat rate of higher pay applied across all 2319 of its members, rather than the usual percentage increase for workers.More >>

KiwiRail loss widens in 2018 on further writedowns

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 19:17:06 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 24 (BusinessDesk) - KiwiRail, the state-owned rail and freight operator, widened its loss in 2018 with further writedowns to its rail network, even as revenue and underlying earnings gained. More >>

Second highest profit in Air New Zealand’s history

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 12:00:27 +1200 | Air New Zealand

Second highest profit in Air New Zealand’s history enables reinvestment in customer experience and staff bonuses More >>

State Sector Productivity: the missing keys

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:39:23 +1200 | Productivity Commission

Higher state sector productivity is critical to delivering more and better public services now and into the future, yet many government agencies lack the cultures, capability and encouragement to make these gains, says the Productivity Commission ...More >>

New KiwiRail Chair appointed

Wed, 8 Aug 2018 16:04:10 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Greg Miller has been appointed to chair the KiwiRail board, Minister for State Owned Enterprises Winston Peters and Minister of Finance Grant Robertson announced today. More >>

RNZ CEO Heads International Public Media Alliance

Thu, 2 Aug 2018 13:26:02 +1200 | RNZ

RNZ CEO, Paul Thompson, has been re-elected as president of the Public Media Alliance (PMA), the largest global association of public service broadcasters representing 2.5 billion people in 54 countries. More >>

Coastal Pacific train service to return from December

Wed, 1 Aug 2018 09:59:02 +1200 | KiwiRail

KiwiRail’s iconic Coastal Pacific scenic journey will roll again between Picton and Christchurch from December 1 this year, two years after the service was put on hold because of the devastating Kaikoura earthquake.More >>


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