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$300M for consumers from embedded generation subsidy removal

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 13:06:25 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 6 (BusinessDesk) - The Electricity Authority is ending subsidies to power stations that are embedded in local electricity networks rather than connected to the national grid in a move the regulator says will save consumers around $300 million a year.More >>

ACC takes home New Zealand’s top governance award

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 14:25:16 +1300 | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Congratulations to Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC), winner of the MinterEllisonRuddWatts Excellence in Governance award announced at last night’s Deloitte Top 200 Awards gala dinner.More >>

Auckland Transport funds re-brand for Lobby Group

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 11:59:36 +1300 | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

Hot on the heels of ATEED’s ill-fated attempt to rebrand Auckland as the ‘place desired by many’ comes news of another undesirable and wholly unnecessary branding exercise by an Auckland CCO (Council Controlled Organisation).More >>

NZ On Air steers a calm course against tide of international

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:08:42 +1300 | NZ On Air

Against a backdrop of rapid media change and a flood of international content NZ On Air’s report to Parliament on its achievements in the 2015/16 year shows ongoing commitment to getting local content to New Zealand audiences.More >>

Predator Free 2050 Ltd board appointed

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:21:50 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The company which will be a key player in achieving New Zealand’s Predator Free 2050 ambition is now up and running, Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says. More >>

Tower pours Canterbury quake claims into 'bad bank'

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:27:29 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Tower said it will separate its liabilities and receivables from the Canterbury earthquakes into a separate 'bad bank' structure and "aggressively pursue" recoveries from the EQC and reinsurer Peak Re that amount to about $101 ...More >>

Government needs to ensure fair deal on EQC assessments

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:12:47 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

Kiwis affected by earthquakes might not get a fair deal if the Government pushes ahead with secret plans to let private insurers take over the assessment of claims, says Labour’s Canterbury spokesperson Megan Woods.More >>

Lotto NZ wins top international award

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:29:49 +1300 | New Zealand Government

29 December 2016 Media Statement Lotto NZ wins top international award for world’s best responsible gaming programme More >>

Vigorous campaign will oppose Christchurch state house sales

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 17:28:08 +1300 | State Housing Action

The government’s intention to sell up to 2,500 state houses in Christchurch can expect to be met with a vigorous community campaign to stop the sales. More >>

ACC levy recommendations for 2017 – 2019 period

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 12:16:01 +1300 | Accident Compensation Corporation

Following a month-long public consultation ACC is making levy recommendations to the Minister for the 2017 to 2019 period. More >>

Hurunui irrigation funding welcomed

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 13:09:50 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy is welcoming an investment of $3.4 million into the Hurunui Water Project by Crown Irrigation Investments. More >>

Crown Irrigation Invests up to $3.4m in North Canterbury

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:47:56 +1300 | Crown Irrigation Investments

Crown Irrigation Invests up to $3.4m in North Canterbury – some good news for the region More >>

Gordon Campbell on the transport options, post earthquake

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 10:22:01 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

As the immediate task of repairing and re-opening SH1 north and south of Kaikoura begins, the configuration of rail, road and shipping likely to emerge in the longer term, post earthquake, still remains opaque. According to Rail and Maritime Union ...More >>

Time to pull the plug on state house sell-off

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:07:54 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

The collapse of the planned sell-off of state houses in Horowhenua is an opportunity for the Government to call time on its troubled state house sell off policy, says Labour’s housing spokesperson Phil Twyford.More >>

RNZ GfK Audience Survey Results and Online Data

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 16:12:18 +1300 | Radio New Zealand

RNZ Audience Data: RNZ has performed strongly in the latest GfK nationwide radio survey. RNZ is also experiencing significant growth in online audiences. More >>

Mayor recommends new, improved CCO accountability measures

Mon, 7 Nov 2016 17:31:49 +1300 | Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff is recommending that councillors adopt a raft of new and improved accountability tools to significantly strengthen scrutiny of Council Controlled Organisations (CCOs), including Auckland Transport (AT).More >>

Māori TV to host World Indigenous TV Broadcasters Conference

Mon, 7 Nov 2016 16:46:25 +1300 | Maori Television

Māori Television is set to host the World Indigenous Television Broadcasters Conference (WITBC) in 2018. The announcement was made today during a special welcome ceremony at the opening of the WITBC, hosted by National Indigenous Television (NITV) in Sydney, ...More >>

Increased number of projects funded in 2016

Thu, 3 Nov 2016 14:13:54 +1300 | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Increased number of projects funded and strong support for early career researchers in 2016 Marsden funding round More >>

Biggest Government Owned Collapse since DFC

Tue, 1 Nov 2016 16:48:05 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

Just like Donald Trump, Steven Joyce seems to be saying losing a billion dollars is smart business, says Labour’s spokesperson on State Owned enterprises David Parker.More >>

Simpson Grierson Acts for ACC on Kiwibank Acquision

Tue, 1 Nov 2016 11:05:08 +1300 | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson has advised Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) on its acquisition of a 22% stake in the Kiwibank group of companies. More >>

 

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