16 January 2012
TAG Oil Haemorrhaging
Canadian oil company TAG Oil has lost 30% of its
value in the two days since the announcement it had lost
East Coast exploration partner Apache Corporation.
seems to be around $70 million dollars a day" said Manu
Caddie, a Gisborne District Councillor who has raised
concerns about the risks of drilling in the East Coast
"So they are in free-fall and still putting on a
brave face that they can carry on in the East Coast Basin
without the $100 million Apache contributed, without the
exploration experience and expertise Apache offered and if
this haemorrhaging continues for another couple of days, it
will be without any company value
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8/3: International Women’s Day Celebrated Around New Zealand
As women celebrate March 8th, International Women’s Day, in 23 events around New Zealand, it’s timely to reflect on the fact less than a third of our Members of Parliament are women, and that occupations that women dominate, such as caregivers, are amongst the lowest paid in New Zealand, Sue Kedgley, President of UN Women NZ said today.
“We hope that women’s issues will become prominent during election year and that all political parties will commit to policies that promote gender equity in New Zealand,” Ms Kedgley said.
“While women have made enormous progress in the last few decades, violence against women continues unabated and many women and girls suffer from discrimination and disadvantage around the world. More>>