Archive for June, 2013

Bridges: Health and Safety (Pike River Implementation) Bill

Speech – New Zealand Government

I move that the Health and Safety (Pike River Implementation) Bill be now read a first time. Read more »

David Ross facing Financial Markets Authority charges

Article – BusinessDesk

June 28 (BusinessDesk) Failed fund manager David Ross of Ross Asset Management faces three charges from the Financial Markets Authority alleging breaches of financial markets legislation, adding to his existing Serious Fraud Office charges. Read more »

Conservatives to Push Bridge Option

Press Release – Conservative Party

Conservative Party Leader Colin Craig says he will ask the government to reconsider a second harbour bridge if his party is in a position of influence after next years election. Read more »

Agreement on city shaping infrastructure a major milestone

Press Release – NZ Council for Infrastructure Development

The Governments commitment to the three key projects set out in the Auckland Plan is a milestone for integrated strategic planning and will deliver long term certainty for Auckland, says Stephen Selwood CEO of the New Zealand Council for … Read more »

LGNZ welcomes Government support for Auckland transport projects

Press Release – Local Government NZ

The Government support for Aucklands public transport and roading projects is great to see, says Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ). Read more »

Raglan Beechcraft Baron fatal air-accident – interim report

Press Release – Civil Aviation Authority

The Civil Aviation Authority today released its interim factual report into the fatal Easter weekend accident off the coast of Raglan, which claimed the lives of 2Degrees CEO Eric Hertz and his wife Kathy. The report gives a more detailed account of the … Read more »

Directions to guide Unitary Plan changes

Press Release – Auckland Council

The Auckland Plan Committee will meet next week to consider the first set of directions to address issues identified in the draft Unitary Plan. Read more »

Internal Affairs combats money laundering

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Internal Affairs will be playing its part in a coordinated international effort to tackle a serious global problem under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009, says Internal Affairs Minister Chris Tremain. Read more »

Advocates applaud restraint law, but push for education

Press Release – Safekids

Child safety advocates today acknowledged that the new car seat law requiring kids to use an appropriate child restraint up to their 7th birthday is a positive step forward in keeping children safe on New Zealand roads. Read more »

More charges laid against David Ross

Press Release – Financial Markets Authority

Further charges have today been laid by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) against David Ross alleging breaches of financial markets legislation. Read more »

Council approves plan for next three years

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Following four weeks of community consultation, 372 written submissions, three days of public hearings and several days of deliberations, Christchurch City Council yesterday adopted a Three Year Plan. Read more »

New rules for child car restraints from 1 Nov

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Children up to seven years old will be required to use an approved child restraint when travelling in motor vehicles from 1 November this year, says Associate Transport Minister Michael Woodhouse. Read more »

Limp finish for local market despite brighter global outlook

Press Release – CMC Markets

The Australian sharemarket looks set for a limp finish to the week, struggling to build on recent gains in this mornings session despite signs that the global economic outlook is brightening. Read more »

New Chair For NZ Dairy Industry Awards

Press Release – NZ Dairy Industry Awards

The organisers of the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards have chosen South Auckland sharemilker Gavin Roden to lead the organisation as it prepares to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the sharemilker competition. Read more »

Wellbeing workshops respond to in post-drought farm stress

Press Release – Dairy Womens Network

Farmers and rural professionals are being invited to a series of free one-day workshops to learn to effectively respond to neighbours, friends, employees or clients who may be experiencing mentally stressful and difficult times as a result of the recent … Read more »

Auckland enjoys surge in international visitor arrivals

Press Release – Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland has seen an impressive 12 per cent leap in international visitor arrivals for the month of May 2013, according to the latest results from Statistics New Zealand. Read more »

Harbour crossing decision welcomed by long time campaigner

Press Release – Gary Holmes

Hibiscus and Bays Local Board member Gary Holmes has today welcomed the announcement by Prime Minister John Key that the Government will back the building of an additional Waitemata Harbour Crossing. Read more »

Paper Plus stores recognised as best in the business

Press Release – Paper Plus

Two locally owned and operated Paper Plus stores have taken out top honours at the 2013 Nielsen New Zealand Book Industry Awards, held at the Addington Events Centre in Christchurch on Sunday evening. Read more »

New Agreement Cements Nelson-based Aquaculture Partnership

Press Release – Cawthron Institute

Aquaculture in the Top of the South has received a further boost following the signing of a formal agreement between Cawthron Institute and Wakat Incorporation this week. Read more »

igovt logon service becoming RealMe

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs igovt logon service, and all services that use igovt as their authentication, will be unavailable this weekend. Read more »

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