Serious crash, Ashburton
Police are responding to a serious crash in Ashburton this
Emergency services were notified of a vehicle
colliding with a power pole on Lismore Mayfield Road about
Initial reports suggest one person has been
The Serious Crash Unit has been
notified and cordons are in
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Overseas Investment Rules: New National Interest Test
Associate Finance Minister David Parker said under current Overseas Investment Act rules, assets such as ports and airports, telecommunications infrastructure, electricity and other critical infrastructure are not assessed through a national interest lens.
“We are introducing a number of new powers, consistent with global best practice, to protect New Zealanders’ best interests in such important – often monopoly – assets,” David Parker said.
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