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New crime fighting tool arrives at ESR

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:38:15 +1300 | ESR

ESR has taken delivery of a new crime fighting tool which will help investigators record, analyse and present key information hidden amongst the confusing and chaotic picture they are often confronted with at crime scenes.More >>

Housing affordability crisis worsens in New Zealand

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:33:30 +1300 | John Braddock

New Zealand’s deepening social disaster was highlighted by a report released on January 19 showing that Auckland, the country’s biggest city, now ranks among the least affordable in the world for housing.More >>

State housing sell-off will harm vulnerable children

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:49:10 +1300 | Quality Public Education Coalition - QPEC

“The government’s planned sell-off of state housing will cause serious harm to the education of New Zealand’s most vulnerable children”, says QPEC Spokesperson John Minto.More >>

Key Notes: Delivering more social housing

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:47:18 +1300 | New Zealand National Party

Today I delivered a major speech in Auckland focused on our plans around social housing. More >>

National’s state house sell-off will drive up all rents

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:32:56 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

National’s plan to sell-off state houses and subsidise landlords will drive up rents for all renters, says Labour Leader Andrew Little. More >>

Ministers confirm commitment to social housing

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:51:15 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The Government’s commitment to helping New Zealanders in need by providing more social housing is at the heart of its social housing reform programme, Ministers Bill English and Paula Bennett say.More >>

John Key Speech: Next steps in social housing

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:43:43 +1300 | New Zealand Government

New Zealand is in good shape and getting better. We are making great strides towards building a stronger, more prosperous country – a country where we can have a great lifestyle and earn a good income that compares well with the rest of the world.More >>

PM Post-Cabinet Press Conference – 27 January 2015

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:56:40 +1300 | The Scoop Team

The Prime Minister met with reporters today to discuss: • Social housing, the Auckland housing market, and his upcoming speech on housing • The prospect of joining international forces to combat ISIS • David Bain’s compensation • The lowering of the flag ...More >>

Lyttelton Port Will Remain Open During One Day RMTU Strike

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:17:53 +1300 | Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) expects parts of the Port will continue to operate during the one day strike by RMTU workers. More >>

News Before Profits : Bill Rosenberg

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:33:39 +1300 | The State of NZ News Media

n New Zealand and internationally, news services are under stress. Developments in technology are creating new forms of media, allowing the public more choice. Combined with discontent with the conventional media, this undermines their main income source: ...More >>

MightyRiverPower to keep energy price on hold

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:03:39 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 22 (BusinessDesk) - MightyRiverPower, the first of the state-owned power companies to be partially privatised in 2013, will keep the price it charges for electricity on hold for a third year in a row, but again will pass on any movements in the transmission ...More >>

ACC buys bulk of Utilico's Infratil share sale

Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:47:09 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) - The Accident Compensation Corp's investment arm, which manages $26.96 billion of assets to help fund the state-owned workplace insurer, lifted its stake in infrastructure investor Infratil, buying most of the shares sold by UK investment ...More >>

Will 2015 Be The Year Radio NZ Starts Closing Down?

Mon, 29 Dec 2014 11:29:09 +1300 | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting is calling on the government and Minister of Broadcasting Amy Adams to make 2015 the year it gives back to Radio NZ and its many, many listeners. More >>

Landcorp seeks to fatten sheep returns through wool, milk

Tue, 23 Dec 2014 10:05:19 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Landcorp, New Zealand’s largest corporate farmer, is moving on two fronts to expand the money it makes from sheep, signing a three-year contract with NZ Merino to manage its entire wool clip and planning a trial of milking some ...More >>

A water policy that’s fair for all New Zealanders

Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:55:28 +1300 | Maori Council

A water policy that’s fair for all New Zealanders A national water policy framework must provide for the interests of the natural environment, the general public and Māori, say the Co-Chairs of the Council, Maanu Paul and Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie, ...More >>

Minister welcomes Pacific broadcasting news

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:03:19 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has welcomed the announcement of successful applicants to deliver Pacific programmes for TVNZ. More >>

Government can’t rely on geothermal to grow itself

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:07:41 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

While Electricity Authority figures showing geothermal has risen from the fourth to the second highest source of power generation are a promising sign for a geothermal renaissance, there can be no cause for complacency, Labour’s Energy spokesperson ...More >>

Air NZ partners with NZ Post for airline’s 75th anniversary

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:35:18 +1300 | Air New Zealand Public Affairs

Air New Zealand will celebrate 75 years of operations in 2015 and is teaming up with New Zealand Post to issue a commemorative stamp collection which has just been made available for pre-order.More >>

NZ government deficit exceeds forecast on Solid Energy

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:31:09 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand government's operating deficit was wider than expected in pre-election forecasts as income tax lagged forecast and an indemnity for financially stricken coal miner Solid Energy weighed on the expense line.More >>

KiwiRail Admits It Will Charter ‘El Lemon Dos’

Tue, 9 Dec 2014 17:16:18 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

KiwiRail was quick to dismiss New Zealand First’s statement that the ferry Arahura would be replaced with the rust bucket Stena Alegra. But today that’s just what KiwiRail announced.More >>

 

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