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Archive for April, 2017

New National Army Museum i-SITE

Press Release – Ruapehu District Council

New National Army Museum i-SITE extends Councils strategic support for Ruapehu tourism and Waiouru development Ruapehu District Council and the National Army Museum in Waiouru have signed-off on arrangements for operating an official i-SITE visitor … Read more »

NZ dollar remains below 69 US cents on weaker commodities

Article – BusinessDesk

April 28 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar was little changed below 69 US cents, having fallen along with other commodity-linked currencies as raw material prices fell and the market focussed on US President Donald Trump’s protectionist approach … Read more »

Kaikoura quake to shave 0.1% from NZ’s GDP over two years

Article – BusinessDesk

Kaikoura quake to shave 0.1% from NZ’s GDP over two years, report shows Read more »

ACCC takes legal action against Murray Goulburn

Article – BusinessDesk

April 28 (BusinessDesk) – The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has filed Federal Court proceedings against Australia’s largest milk processor, Murray Goulburn Cooperative, for breaching the Australian consumer law but decided not to … Read more »

NZ business confidence still upbeat

Article – BusinessDesk

April 28 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand business confidence stayed upbeat in April as firms expect to see more activity on their own books and generate bigger profits. Read more »

Update 3, 28 April 2017: Manawatu Gorge slip

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency says there has been good progress made on clearing the remaining, large slip on the Manawatu Gorge. Contractors will continue to work through the weekend. Read more »

LanzaTech narrows annual loss in 2016

Article – BusinessDesk

April 28 (BusinessDesk) – LanzaTech New Zealand, the New Zealand-founded carbon recycling company, reported a slightly narrower annual loss and while the directors signalled a number of risks they concluded it has sufficient funds to continue operating for … Read more »

Residents’ opinion survey, Raumati Road works, & more

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council

Feedback on the wide range of services and facilities provided by the Kpiti Coast District Council is once again being sought. The Councils quarterly residents opinion surveys help the Council to know if the services they provide are meeting … Read more »

NCTIR Weekly Bulletin

Press Release – North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery

The road and rail rebuilds weekly bulletin. The bulletin is also available here: For real time travel information about State Highways between Picton and Christchurch visit … Read more »

Environmentally friendly shift needed for primary industry

Press Release – Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

More young Kiwis are needed to roll up their sleeves and help save New Zealand’s environment, particularly our waterways, by participating in careers that expand horticulture as the higher value land use activity of choice. This needs to be given … Read more »

Peka Peka Interchange Back On The Agenda

Press Release – Kapiti Coast Chamber Of Commerce

Finance and Infrastructure Minister, Hon Steven Joyce, has signalled his support for a new interchange servicing the Peka Peka and Te Horo communities, as part of the next stage of the Kapiti Expressway. Read more »

First public charger in Upper Hutt

Press Release – Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt City Council is backing electric vehicle projects, building on the citys sustainability initiatives. Read more »

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