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EQ Repairs and Methodology Don’t Meet Building Code

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:16:00 +1200 | EQCfix

With the sixth anniversary of the September earthquake in Canterbury only days away, documents obtained by EQC Fix, under the Official Information Act, show hundreds of repairs referred to the MBIE’s Technical Engineering Panel, did not comply with ...More >>

Ports of Auckland Announces Strong Result

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:27:08 +1200 | Ports of Auckland

23 August 2016 Media Release Ports of Auckland Announces Strong Result Highlights 1. Financials • Net Profit After Tax was $84m, up $21m on last year. • Underlying profit before tax was $70.6m up $1m on last year. • Declared dividend of $54.3 ...More >>

Indigenous fashion house delighted with new sponsor partner

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:38:27 +1200 | NZ Fashion Week

Upon announcing a sponsorship relationship with New Zealand Post, Ata Te Kanawa, co-founder of the Indigenous Māori Fashion Apparel Board Miromoda, says “We’re rapt with the sponsorship which I believe heralds a strong community spirit and a ...More >>

Lifting CCO performance and accountability

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:30:21 +1200 | Vic Crone

Auckland Mayoral Candidate, Vic Crone, is promising to put the ‘control’ back into Auckland Council Controlled Organisations (CCOs). More >>

Air New Zealand to increase its premium seating offering

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:48:41 +1200 | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand to increase its premium seating offering Air New Zealand is to spend more than $100 million increasing the number of premium seats on its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and refurbishing its Boeing 777-300 fleet in response to customer trends. ...More >>

Government funding weapons trade

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:27:52 +1200 | Auckland Peace Action

The Government’s own NZ Superannuation fund is heavily invested in major weapons dealers.# At present, it holds significant investments in the second, third and fourth largest arms dealers in the world: Boeing, BAE and Raytheon.*More >>

Mass Surveillance and Internet Democracy

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:07:04 +1200 | Open Source Open Society

Last night’s ‘Waatea 5th Estate’ with Bomber Bradbury featured three Open Source Open Society speakers on a panel discussing Mass Surveillance and Internet Democracy. More >>

Transpower releases 2015/16 annual result

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 13:44:04 +1200 | Transpower

Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, amortisation, asset write-offs, and changes in the fair value of financial instruments (EBITDAIF) were $749.4 million, a slight decrease of $6.0 million (0.8%) from the 2014/15 financial year. The decrease ...More >>

CEs commit to code for safer shipping in ports and harbours

Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:27:43 +1200 | Maritime New Zealand

Chief executives of New Zealand’s port companies, councils and Maritime New Zealand willtomorrow (August 18) commit to a revised, national port and harbour marine code to make shipping in commercial harbours safer. More >>

Gordon Campbell on electricity pricing and Aleppo

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 11:03:41 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

I f the Reserve Bank has seemed this week like a ghost of the 1990s trying to re-discover its interest rate mojo, the Electricity Authority seems to be hellbent on a 1980s revival. You know, the days when the New Wave Monetary Romantics like Roger Douglas ...More >>

Waikato academic reappointed to PHARMAC

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:22:07 +1200 | University of Waikato

University of Waikato governance expert Dr Jens Mueller has been reappointed by Health Minister Jonathan Coleman to a rare third 3-year term as a director of the PHARMAC board, where Dr Mueller also chairs the audit and forecasting committee.More >>

Māori Television Board appointments

Tue, 9 Aug 2016 11:09:23 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Hon Te Ururoa Flavell Minita Whanaketanga Māori Minister for Māori Development 9 August 2016 More >>

No more council sellouts before the election

Mon, 8 Aug 2016 12:47:09 +1200 | Minto for Mayor

With just two months before we elect a mayor and councillors it would be a travesty of democracy were the current mayor and council to sign off a new cost-sharing agreement with the government.More >>

Community access radio – the best kept secret

Wed, 3 Aug 2016 11:44:19 +1200 | NZ On Air

Community access radio – the best kept secret Community access radio is lifting the lid on the incredible diversity of programmes it offers to all New Zealanders. More >>

NFPs’ funding concerns increase: report

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 11:03:24 +1200 | Grant Thornton

NFPs’ funding concerns increase: report 26 July 2016 The Not for Profit sector in New Zealand and Australia is now more concerned than ever about funding their operations, according to the latest Grant Thornton Not for Profit sector report. ...More >>

History, a capella chorus, and new talk show

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:53:04 +1200 | NZ On Air

History, a capella chorus, and new talk show for Anika Moa There’s more diversity than you can shake a stick at, in the latest television funding decisions from NZ On Air.More >>

Big boost for TV drama production

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:16:04 +1200 | NZ On Air

Big boost for TV drama production NZ On Air’s latest funding decisions showcase the diversity and quality of NZ drama being created. More >>

“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 >>

 

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