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NZ govt to look at monopoly power rules next month

Fri, 9 Oct 2015 14:53:15 +1300 | BusinessDesk

NZ govt to look at monopoly power rules next month; cartel criminalisation still on the agenda More >>

A decade of government pre-seed investment : report

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 14:57:18 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 8 (BusinessDesk) - More publicly-funded science is being commercialised after a decade of government 'pre-see'd investment, according to an independent review released today.More >>

Solid Energy plans to shut unprofitable Huntly East mine

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 11:30:03 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Solid Energy plans to shut unprofitable Huntly East mine, sees no prospect of finding a buyer More >>

Certus Plugs Transpower In

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 10:12:01 +1300 | Certus Solutions

Auckland – 8 October, 2015 - Certus Solutions , a leading IBM systems integrator in Australia and New Zealand today announced that New Zealand’s national electricity grid owner and operator, Transpower has gone live with a Health, Safety and Environmental ...More >>

ACC's 14.5% investment return beats benchmark

Wed, 7 Oct 2015 16:20:20 +1300 | BusinessDesk

ACC's 14.5% investment return beats benchmark as NZ, global bonds and equities outperform More >>

NZ's Largest Private Sector Union Launches - 10am 7th Oct.

Tue, 6 Oct 2015 10:49:39 +1300 | EPMU

7 October is an historic day for the union movement as the largest private sector union in New Zealand is launched. Formed from the merger of the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union and Service and Food Workers’ Union, the new union will ...More >>

TVNZ profits up, regional coverage slashed

Fri, 2 Oct 2015 12:28:46 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

State-owned broadcaster TVNZ’s plan to axe two critical frontline news positions from Dunedin has an immediate negative impact on coverage for the whole of Otago and Southland, says Labour’s Broadcasting spokesperson Clare Curran.More >>

Seasonal Climate Outlook: October - December 2015

Thu, 1 Oct 2015 16:25:14 +1300 | NIWA

Strong El Niño conditions were established across the Equatorial Pacific during September 2015. Sea surface temperature anomalies in the central and eastern Pacific remain close to or exceed the +2oC mark. The atmosphere is strongly coupled to these ...More >>

This Wednesday - Forum on Prison Privatisation in NZ

Mon, 28 Sep 2015 12:43:37 +1300 | JustSpeak

The recent events at Mt Eden Prison has generated a lot of debate and concern about the state of prisons in New Zealand. Prison privatisation has also drawn a lot of attention as result. This highlights the issues that exist within the current prison ...More >>

So where is John Key's magic bullet now?

Fri, 25 Sep 2015 12:47:19 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

John Key’s reliance on research to deal with agricultural emissions may be scuppered by a 20 per cent cut in AgResearch staff in the coming year, says Labour’s Climate Change spokesperson Megan Woods.More >>

Federated Farmers disappointed with AgResearch redundancies

Thu, 24 Sep 2015 17:27:29 +1200 | Federated Farmers

Further job cuts at AgResearch back up Federated Farmers concern that science capability in agriculture continues to be eroded through inadequate funding and a lack of strategic planning. More >>

AgResearch consulting staff on proposed staff reductions

Thu, 24 Sep 2015 16:40:27 +1200 | AgResearch

AgResearch is consulting with staff about a proposal to reduce scientist and technician roles in areas where customer demand and the potential to create impact for New Zealand is decreasing, AgResearch Chair Sam Robinson announced today.More >>

Time to sack AgResearch board and start again

Thu, 24 Sep 2015 16:22:38 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Time to sack AgResearch board and start again Steven Joyce needs to stop the shambolic AgResearch restructure, sack the board and start again to halt the ongoing long term damage to our science skills and biggest export industry, says Labour’s Economic ...More >>

83 science roles set to go at AgResearch

Thu, 24 Sep 2015 16:21:07 +1200 | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says the New Zealand economy will lose out as AgResearch proposes cutting 83 science roles in yet another restructure. More >>

Electricity Authority Reappointments

Thu, 24 Sep 2015 12:18:25 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges has reappointed Dr Brent Layton as chair of the Electricity Authority and Susan Paterson and Elena Trout as members. The Electricity Authority is an independent Crown entity established in November 2010 to replace ...More >>

We don't stop caring campaign

Thu, 24 Sep 2015 11:47:52 +1200 | Lifewise

We don't stop caring campaign urges government to raise foster care leaving age to 21 More >>

Govt misleads over Serco's involvement at CYFS

Thu, 24 Sep 2015 08:34:03 +1200 | Green Party

The Green Party is accusing Social Development Minister Anne Tolley of misleading Parliament after she repeatedly denied that the embattled prison operator Serco had visited youth justice facilities, when it can now be confirmed it had.More >>

New ACC legislation: fairer, transparent, more stable levies

Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:26:25 +1200 | New Zealand Government

ACC Minister Nikki Kaye says the passing today of the Accident Compensation (Financial Responsibility and Transparency) Amendment Bill will deliver greater transparency around levy-setting, and help ensure that levies are more stable over time and fairer, ...More >>

Lifetime achievement award for Transport Ministry boss

Tue, 22 Sep 2015 16:07:41 +1200 | Ministry Of Transport

Martin Matthews, Ministry of Transport Chief Executive, has won an international award for championing intelligent transport systems (or ITS) in New Zealand. More >>

Removal of ACC residuals – “... has to be good for business”

Tue, 22 Sep 2015 12:43:50 +1200 | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Any adjustment to ACC levies that simplifies the scheme has to be good for business. More >>


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