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UPDATE, 4:55pm 26/02/2024: Paparoa Oakleigh Road Now Open In Both Directions

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 17:15:41 +1300 | NZ Transport Agency

Paparoa Oakleigh Road is now open in both directions following a logging truck rolling on the road earlier today. A 30 km/h speed limit is in place around the immediate area and we ask that drivers please slow down and take care over this section of ...More >>

Tribunal Hearing On Te Aka Whai Ora Must Go Ahead

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 17:34:01 +1300 | PSA

Bypassing a Waitangi Tribunal hearing that challenges the closure of Te Aka Whai Ora and its work would show a lack of credibility and accountability from the Government, said the Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi. Stuff reports ...More >>

Independent Ferry Service Advisory Group In Place

Thu, 15 Feb 2024 17:01:02 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Appointments to the Ministerial Advisory Group tasked with providing independent advice and assurance on the future of KiwiRail’s inter-island ferry service have been made, State Owned Enterprises Minister Paul Goldsmith says. “It’s important ...More >>

Kalina Shipkov Appointed Deputy Commissioner Of UDL

Thu, 8 Feb 2024 20:16:16 +1300 | Utilities Disputes

Neil Mallon, Commissioner for Utilities Disputes Limited (UDL), is excited to confirm the appointment of Kalina Shipkov as UDL’s new Deputy Commissioner. “Kalina joins us from the Office of the Ombudsman where she led a team of investigators, worked ...More >>

Coastal Experiences Put Emphasis On History

Tue, 19 Dec 2023 23:22:46 +1300 | Department of Conservation

Summer visitors to Hahei and Cathedral Cove can enjoy the cultural history of several significant sites and other coastal locations with the opening of new and improved walking tracks. DOC, working with mana whenua Ngāti Hei and other stakeholders, ...More >>

Motivated And Delivering Impact For New Zealand

Thu, 7 Dec 2023 20:28:50 +1300 | Scion

Scion scientists have been celebrated in the annual Science New Zealand awards for work to help cut industrial CO2 emissions, reduce microplastics in the environment, and to connect Māori communities with research and science. Among them is Dr Bing ...More >>

Is Video Killing The Public Radio Star?

Fri, 29 Sep 2023 21:29:05 +1300 | Tom Frewen

The next government’s broadcasting and media minister, if this outmoded cabinet portfolio survives the election, will face the challenge of untangling the unholy mess that Labour’s three broadcasting ministers have made of state-owned television ...More >>

On Chaotic Coalitions, Drinking Water And Useless Debates

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 12:00:16 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

This week’s ONE News-Verian poll had the National/ACT coalition teetering on the edge of being able to govern alone while - just as precariously – having its legislative agenda vulnerable to a potential veto by Winston Peters in the House. So close, but ...More >>

Peter Hughes A Strong Advocate For Public Services And Public Service Workers

Thu, 7 Sep 2023 18:19:44 +1200 | Public Service Association

Public Service Commissioner Peter Hughes is a strong advocate for a strong public service that delivers results for New Zealanders and strengthens democracy, the PSA says. Public Service Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced he will retire ...More >>

On Using Contractors As An Election Bogey

Tue, 29 Aug 2023 11:58:01 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

The demonising of consultants and contractors in the public service assumes that their functions can readily be added to the work burdens of the existing permanent public sector staff without there being any cuts to the range or the quality of social ...More >>

On National’s Selling Of Its “Social Investment” Policy

Wed, 8 Feb 2023 11:57:34 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

There’s a 19th century flavour to National’s “social investment” strategy, in that it aims to seek capital from philanthropists and charitable organisations – some of them having their own religious agendas- to fund and deliver the provision ...More >>

ACT Claims FFP Extension Is Unavoidable

Fri, 23 Sep 2022 10:40:16 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

“Figures collected by ACT show the avalanche of consents David Parker is going to inflict on councils to meet Freshwater Farm Plan requirements, his only option is to extend the deadline,” says ACT’s Primary Industries spokesperson Mark Cameron. ...More >>

Metlink Trains And Buses Free On Christmas Eve, Day, And New Year’s Eve

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 18:38:36 +1200 | Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

Metlink trains and buses will be free this year on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve for all passengers in the Wellington region. The three fare holidays were approved by the Greater Wellington Transport Committee today as a gestureMore >>

Pharmac Releases Interim Response Following Pharmac Review

Tue, 6 Sep 2022 06:18:47 +1200 | PHARMAC

6 September 2022 As part of its ongoing commitment to transparency, Te Pātaka Whaioranga - Pharmac has today shared their interim response to the Pharmac Review. It includes initial steps it has taken, as well as future projects and initiatives it intends ...More >>

New Expectations To Empower Survivors Of National Disasters

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 19:05:41 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New expectations for government agencies to better support families and communities affected by future national disasters Co-authored by survivors of Pike River, Aramoana, Cave Creek, the CTV Building, March 15th, Whakaari/White Island, forestry deaths, ...More >>

New Expectations To Empower Survivors Of National Disasters

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 19:04:20 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New expectations for government agencies to better support families and communities affected by future national disasters Co-authored by survivors of Pike River, Aramoana, Cave Creek, the CTV Building, March 15th, Whakaari/White Island, forestry deaths, ...More >>

Green Party Stands With Firefighters

Fri, 19 Aug 2022 05:31:09 +1200 | Green Party

The Green Party is calling on Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) to agree to improve the pay and conditions of our professional firefighters who are on the front line risking their health and life to protect New Zealanders. FENZ’s failure to ...More >>

Fire Appliance Failures Hampered Attack On Christchurch Inferno

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 09:39:56 +1200 | New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union

FENZ’s failure to have reliable and maintained fire appliances was again exposed last night during the inferno at a scrap metal yard in Woolston. Firefighters arrived to an escalating event with neighbouring properties at risk as fire balls billowed ...More >>

New Water Services Regulator Shines Light On Drinking Water

Thu, 14 Jul 2022 19:24:16 +1200 | Taumata Arowai

Bill Bayfield, Chief Executive of Taumata Arowai the new water services regulator, today announced the publication of its first Annual Drinking Water Regulation Report. “While we have only been the drinking water regulator for a short time, we are ...More >>

New Water Services Regulator Shines Light On Drinking Water

Thu, 14 Jul 2022 19:23:42 +1200 | Taumata Arowai

Bill Bayfield, Chief Executive of Taumata Arowai the new water services regulator, today announced the publication of its first Annual Drinking Water Regulation Report. “While we have only been the drinking water regulator for a short time, we are ...More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 

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