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NZ residential building consents rise 6.6% in April

Tue, 31 May 2016 11:22:49 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 31 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential building consents climbed 6.6 percent in April as new housing intentions climbed at their fastest monthly pace in eight years. More >>

New Flight Times for Northland a Bit up And Down

Tue, 31 May 2016 08:35:13 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 30 MAY 2016 New Flight Times for Northland a Bit up And Down Air New Zealand is flying into the common sense zone – but they haven’t quite got there yet, says Northland ...More >>

Canon Media Awards Recognise RNZ Journalism

Mon, 23 May 2016 09:46:05 +1200 | Radio New Zealand

RNZ's journalism has been recognised with three major awards at the Canon Media Awards announced in Wellington this evening. More >>

Air NZ has delivered 8.4% annual return since rescue

Fri, 20 May 2016 17:16:42 +1200 | BusinessDesk

The government was forced to re-nationalise Air New Zealand in 2002 to save the airline from bankruptcy but the investment has paid off in the long run by delivering an annual return estimated at 8.4 percent, the Treasury estimates.More >>

Greens call on Bill English to stop ‘disciplining’ HNZ

Fri, 20 May 2016 11:05:50 +1200 | Green Party

Greens call on Bill English to stop ‘disciplining’ Housing New Zealand The Green Party is calling for the Government to stop extracting a multimillion-dollar dividend from Housing New Zealand in the name of “discipline”, while the country is in ...More >>

Air NZ Must Put Away Axe And Revive Regional Routes

Wed, 18 May 2016 15:25:16 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

With the large numbers of tourists pouring into the country, Air New Zealand should be invigorating and reviving regional routes instead of axing them, New Zealand First says.More >>

Mighty River Power appoints GM Digital Services

Thu, 5 May 2016 13:40:14 +1200 | Mighty River Power

Mighty River Power today announced the appointment of Kevin Angland to the position of GM Digital Services. More >>

Air NZ sees headwinds from competition

Tue, 3 May 2016 09:49:34 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 3 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand says its 2017 earnings won't match the $800 million it has forecast for 2016 as the airline faces increased competition and gets less benefit from foreign exchange hedging.More >>

Decision to keep Huntly operating in NZ's best interest

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:22:06 +1200 | NZCID

“The announcement today that Genesis will retain the strategic electricity reserve at Huntly may not please everyone, but the importance of ensuring a stable electricity supply close to demand centres is paramount,” says Stephen Selwood of the New Zealand ...More >>

Gordon Campbell on Kiwirail’s latest stint in the dogbox

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:58:40 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

The denigration of Kiwirail continues. The latest review (based on a 2014 assessment) of the options facing the company have enabled Kiwirail to be hung out to dry once again as a liability and burden on the taxpayer .More >>

Mainfreight director agrees with Labour on rail funding

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:17:17 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

David Parker Labour List MP SOEs Spokesperson MEDIA STATEMENT 27 April 2016 Mainfreight director agrees with Labour on rail funding Richard Prebble – in the past accused of ruining rail and now a director of Mainfreight – agrees with Labour that secure ...More >>

KiwiRail seeks 4 years' funding under 'value of rail' accord

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 06:51:22 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 26 (BusinessDesk) - KiwiRail is starting negotiations for a new funding package it hopes will run from 2017 to 2020 and is looking for a small number of rail upgrade projects that will demonstrate that there is a "value of rail" to New Zealand ...More >>

Department of Conservation wins Randstad Award

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 11:10:26 +1200 | Randstad

Auckland, 14 April 2016 The Department of Conservation (DOC) has again received the top accolade for the Most Attractive Employer at the annual Randstad Award held at Seafarers in Auckland this evening. More >>

“Huntly must close” in wake of coal company bankruptcy

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:45:56 +1200 | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, April 14: The pressure is mounting for New Zealand’s last coal fired power-plant, Huntly, to close its two remaining coal units in the wake of news that the world’s largest private sector coal company has just filed for bankruptcy.More >>

EOIs sought for Council’s pensioner housing stock

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 11:27:21 +1200 | Horowhenua District Council

Expressions of interest will be sought from Community Housing Providers keen to purchase Horowhenua District Council’s 115 pensioner housing units. More >>

Questions and Answers - 6th April 2016

Sat, 9 Apr 2016 02:08:32 +1200 | Office of the Clerk

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Return of the Empire by stealth

Wed, 6 Apr 2016 14:51:31 +1200 | Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

“It is increasingly difficult to avoid the conclusion that the Government is returning to the market approach to health that was tried and failed in the 1990s,” says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists ...More >>

Greens Incorrect Says Cullen

Wed, 6 Apr 2016 12:36:36 +1200 | New Zealand Post

New Zealand Post Board Chair Sir Michael Cullen said today that the Greens are completely incorrect to say the Government can direct Kiwibank. More >>

Kiwibank Non-Sale a Missed Opportunity

Wed, 6 Apr 2016 11:20:42 +1200 | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers’ Union says that the partial sale of Kiwibank to the NZ Super Fund and ACC is a missed opportunity for the Government to get the potential liability of a Kiwibank failure off its books. Jordan Williams, the Union’s Executive Director, ...More >>

National Party needs to get some guts on Kiwibank

Wed, 6 Apr 2016 11:08:31 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

“This odd in-house partial privatisation is just reshuffling deck chairs,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “The New Zealand taxpayer will still bear all the risks of investing in a bank.More >>


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