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Archive for June, 2013

Fish & Game: Developing Sustainable Recreational Fishing

Press Release – Northland Fish and Game

Since February, North Canterbury Fish & Games Steve Terry has been one of 66 participants engaged in securing the future of recreational fishing in New Zealand. Read more »

Howick Councillor Welcomes East West Link Announcement

Press Release – Dick Quax

Howick Ward Councillor, Dick Quax has described the governments pronouncement that it wants to speed up the combined Auckland Manukau Eastern Transport Initiative and East-West Link project as a great boost for Aucklands south eastern region. Read more »

CBD and suburban land development key to unlocking potential

Press Release – New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

The Governments much anticipated statement of support for New Zealands largest ever public transport investment announced today will give Auckland property owners and employers confidence to develop, grow and thrive, says Stephen Selwood CEO … Read more »

Govt AMETI, East-West Link commitment will delight business

Press Release – Cameron Brewer

The Prime Ministers Backing Auckland speech today is great news for business groups who have been pushing for action on key transport projects for years particularly in the south-east, says Auckland Councillor for Orakei Cameron Brewer, who chairs … Read more »

SMC turns Five! Plus unravelling Phar Lap’s DNA

Column – Science Media Centre

SMC turns 5! WCSJ 2013; Phar Lap; PM’s Prizes; New from the SMC; Sciblogs highlights; Research highlights; Policy News; Sci-tech events Read more »

Q+A 30/6/13: Ikaroa Rawhiti, Auckland Transport, Kevin Rudd

Press Release – Television New Zealand

On Q+A this week, Deputy Political Editor Jessica Mutch interviews the successful candidate from the Ikaroa Rawhiti by-election, then talks through the result with Labour leader David Shearer. Shell ask him about recent poor poll results and … Read more »

Environment Commissioner releases smart meters report update

Press Release – Parliamentary Commissioner For The Environment

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Dr Jan Wright has released an update to her 2009 report, Smart electricity meters: How households and the environment can benefit . Read more »

NZ dollar heads for 6.7% quarterly slide on Fed tapering

Article – BusinessDesk

June 28 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 6.7 percent quarterly slide as the Federal Reserves signal of an end to its massive monetary stimulus this year sent investors back to the greenback. Read more »

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 »

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