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Candidate: Southern Response Wrongly Withheld Refunds

Mon, 9 Jan 2017 09:40:25 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

The Labour Candidate for Christchurch Central, Dr Duncan Webb has discovered that Southern Response owes homeowners thousands in wrongly withheld refunds. More >>

Local Co-Operative Bid to Save the Gisborne Line is Lodged

Mon, 26 Dec 2016 14:03:10 +1300 | Gisborne Rail Cooperative


Government Power Prices Rip-Off Ashburton

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 17:16:49 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is calling on new Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins to act over Ashburton facing average power price increases of $226 p.a. More >>

Mahuki teams showcase cultural sector innovation

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 12:31:02 +1300 | Te Papa

6 December 2016                 Te Papa’s Mahuki teams showcase the   future of innovation in the culture sector   At Te Papa’s Mahuki showcase last night, nine teams of innovators unveiled business propositions that deliver digital ...More >>

Council appoints Councillor directors

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 14:58:53 +1300 | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council has appointed Councillor directors to the boards of its subsidiaries Christchurch City Holdings Limited (CCHL) and Transition Holdings Limited (THL) formerly Canterbury Development Corporation Holdings Limited.More >>

Feds Pleased With Decision to Leave Earner Levy Unchanged

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 15:29:36 +1300 | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is pleased to see the Government decide to keep the ACC ‘Earner Levy’ unchanged. More >>

Waiheke Island now fully fibred

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 15:25:22 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The Ultra-Fast Broadband build on Auckland’s Waiheke Island is now complete, meaning more than 5600 local homes and businesses can now connect to faster and more reliable internet, says Communications Minister Amy Adams. More >>

Train Collision Reports: Melling and Raurimu

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 13:09:35 +1300 | Transport Accident Investigation Commission

Attached are the executive summaries of the two accident reports released by the Transport Accident Investigation Commission this morning. The full reports are on the home page at >>

$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 >>


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