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Archive for May, 2014

Boil Water Notice in Place for Long Weekend

Press Release – Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is leaving the boil water notice in place for Taumarunui over the long weekend to allow through testing of the newly installed filter parts. Read more »

Select Committee Services: From 26 May to 30 May 2014

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

Report from the Controller and Auditor-General, Draft Annual Plan 2014/15 (including the Auditor-General’s proposed work programme for 2014/15) Read more »

New programme set to transform hill country farms

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

A new Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) programme focussed on transforming hill country farms is formally underway, after this weeks contract signing between the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and industry co-investor Ravensdown. Read more »

Feedback welcomed on changes to freedom camping

Press Release – Gisborne District Council

Gisborne District Council is proposing a number of changes to freedom camping in the district. Gisborne, unlike many other regions, has a long history of freedom camping and has welcomed permitted campers in nine areas along the East Coast and … Read more »

Capital’s Mayor takes a spin on electric wheels

Press Release – Wellington City Council

The Wellington business delegation to China led by Mayor Celia Wade-Brown hit the road when the Mayor took a spin in a new electric bus. Read more »

Ruby’s Berry Smoothie Tea Towel a Sweet Result for Starship

Press Release – Starship Foundation

Cancer survivor Ruby Seetos latest smoothie tea towel fundraiser has raised a sweet $54,000 to fund an international training fellowship for a Starship doctor. Read more »

CRP share price at big discount to unrisked valuation

Press Release – Edison Investment Research

Edison Investment Researchs latest report says Chatham Rock Phosphates shares are trading at a significant discount to its unrisked valuation of $1.76 a share. Read more »

Exciting new developments in Upper Hutt

Press Release – Upper Hutt City Council

Several new businesses are opening up in Upper Hutt as the citys economy begins to grow. Read more »

Judgment on TV3 Coverage in John Banks Trial

Press Release – New Zealand High Court

On 26 May 2014, I revoked the permission I had earlier given to TV3/Media Works, to film the trial of the Honourable John Banks. I also directed that TV3/Media Works is not to use any footage captured in the courtroom in its coverage of the balance … Read more »

Government attacks on lowest paid just keep on coming

Press Release – Service And Food Workers Union

The Government has put the boot into low income workers again, said Service and Food Workers Union cleaning sector spokesperson Jill Ovens today. The latest attack is the removal this week of a requirement for government departments to require … Read more »

Getting to Grips with employment law on Gypsy Day

Press Release – Crowe Horwath

Dairy farm employers need to focus on making sure that new staff are properly documented and employee rights are fully protected on Gypsy Day, says Melissa Vining, Agri HR Consultant with Progressive Consulting, the Human Resources division of Crowe Horwath. Read more »

Judgment: ChristChurch Cathedral Demolition May Continue

Press Release – New Zealand High Court

The Court found: CPT has committed to the construction of a new cathedral and hence the original justification for a stay no longer existed. CPT gave fair consideration to relevant issues before reaching its decision to deconstruct and … Read more »

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