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Frontline services go in fisheries job cuts

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Around 30 Ministry of Fisheries staff in Nelson, Dunedin, Auckland and Napier will lose their jobs as the National Government makes further cuts to the public service, State Services spokesperson Grant Robertson says. “So far more than 1000 jobs are …
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Video: Wgtn’s massive wind farm is switched

Press Release – In-Business Magazine

IN-Business VIDEO:Wellington’s massive wind farm is switched on (29 April) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfIgkGbcShI New Zealand’s most advanced wind farm named “West Wind” was switched on yesterday morning.This video shows the site and the turbines which have been constructed across …
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Ministerial staff immune from recession

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

National Ministers are continuing to pump up staff levels and salaries in their private offices with Government departments picking up the bill , Labour Party Internal Affairs spokesperson Chris Hipkins says. “Prime Minister John Key and his Finance Minister …
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Minister not impressed with CAA relocation costs

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Steven Joyce says he is “not at all impressed” with the $8.5 million cost for the Civil Aviation Authority to move from its current Petone location to a new, multi-storied building in downtown Wellington. The rental costs in the …
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New MD for Glassons

Press Release – Network PR

New MD for Glassons   Hallenstein Glasson Holdings Limited has appointed a familiar pair of hands as Managing Director of the Glassons womenswear business.
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Changes to Ministry of Fisheries proposed

Press Release – Ministry of Fisheries

Ministry of Fisheries today introduced to staff a proposal for changes to its organisational design. MFish CE Wayne McNee signalled there may be significant changes ahead for the Ministry of Fisheries. The proposed changes will help the Ministry better deliver …
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Chuan Spa opens at The Langham, Auckland

Press Release – Langham Hotels International

  The exquisite Chuan Spa at The Langham is now open and destined to become Auckland’s ultimate urban oasis while setting a new benchmark in spa excellence for New Zealand.
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Hefty bill for National/Maori Party deal

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The double standards of the National Government have again been exposed following Cabinet’s decision to override a consensus for a fair approach to electorate office funding, Opposition Chief Whip Darren Hughes said today. “John Key and Bill English …
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Walking track gets five-star ‘thumbs up’

Press Release – Millbrook Resort

A 3km walking and cycling track meandering through the grounds of Queenstown’s five-star Millbrook Resort was officially ‘christened’ over Easter by hundreds of keen cyclists.
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Grand Opening of Speak Easy Restaurante

Press Release – Assia and Ax

It may not be the biggest, yet it is definitely the newest restaurant created to introduce the richest pallet to the greater Wellington dining scene. Spanish cuisine won the hearts of Michael and Hilary in their extensive overseas travel and inspired …
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Airport Investment will Provide a Boost to Economy

Press Release – Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the planned new infrastructure investment for Wellington Airport calling it a vote of confidence in the region’s future.
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Tourism Recording Studio Parks Up

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand

After travelling close to 9,500 kilometres and visiting 55 towns and cities, Tourism New Zealand’s groundbreaking mobile recording studio ends its four month road trip in Auckland on April 30 (Thursday).
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