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Freshwater Iwi Leaders Group welcomes changes to the RMA

Press Release – Freshwater Iwi Leaders Group

The Freshwater and Natural Resources Iwi Leaders Groups supports the gains that the Maori Party has achieved to amend the Resource Management Act this week. Selwyn Parata, Chair of the Natural Resources Iwi Leaders group says The Maori Party … Read more »

Moody’s reaffirms New Zealand’s Aaa credit rating

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Moody’s reaffirms New Zealands Aaa credit rating Leading credit rating agency Moodys Investors Service has reaffirmed New Zealand’s highest possible Aaa sovereign credit rating with a stable outlook, highlighting the country’s high economic resilience, … Read more »

Te Anau Milford Highway crash

Press Release – Explorers Tourlines

MEDIA STATEMENT Friday 24 March 2017 From Explorer Tourlines Ltd Te Anau Milford Highway crash, Tuesday 21 March 2017 Presented at Press Conference held today 2pm at Rydges Latimer Christchurch Thank you all for joining us this afternoon on short … Read more »

Rock Lobster Industry Challenge Recreational Lobbyist

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Bay of Plenty Rock Lobster Industry Challenge Recreational Lobbyist Commercial rock lobster fishermen in the Bay of Plenty (CRA 2) fishery are refuting statements made recently by Scott Macindoe of LegaSea, who claimed that there are no crayfish … Read more »

National’s trade target ruse another promise on the never

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Prime Minister 2030 trade target is a ruse to avoid acknowledging National’s failure to meet its election promise to lift exports from 30 per cent to 40 per cent of GDP by 2025, says Labours Trade spokesperson David Parker Read more »

Mayor welcomes report on light rail to airport

Press Release – Auckland Council

Mayor Phil Goff today welcomed government and Council agreement on the need for light rail from the airport to city. Read more »

Feds Endorses Ambitious Trade Agenda

Press Release – Federated Farmers

The Governments move today to boost New Zealands trade efforts is positive for farmers and for New Zealand, says Federated Farmers President Dr William Rolleston. Read more »

Time for National to stop putting the brakes on light rail

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Aucklanders cant wait 30 years for light rail to the airport. Labour will start building it as soon as possible, says Labours Auckland Issues spokesperson Phil Twyford. Read more »

Feds Endorses Ambitious Trade Agenda

Press Release – Federated Farmers

The Governments move today to boost New Zealands trade efforts is positive for farmers and for New Zealand, says Federated Farmers President Dr William Rolleston. Read more »

Queenstown named NZ’s best destination

Press Release – Destination Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand (24 March, 2017) Queenstown has once again been named the number one destination in New Zealand in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2017. Read more »

Record crowds use public transport to Adele

Press Release – Auckland Transport

One concert down, two to go as Adele wows the crowds. Shell play Mount Smart stadium again tomorrow and Sunday night. Read more »

Kaikoura refines hazards

Press Release – Science Media Centre NZ

The first research paper based on data from last November’s Kaikoura earthquake has made a splash with its publication in high-profile journal Science . Read more »

Electric Vehicle DC rapid charging plug type about to change

Press Release – ChargeNet

ChargeNet NZ are pleased to announce the forthcoming change to their DC fast charging network from Type 1 CCS charging to the Type 2 CCS charging plug. Read more »

Focus on trade strategy

Press Release – EMA

Todays release of the Governments Trade Agenda 2030 comes at an important time says the EMA. Read more »

DairyNZ research on show at Farmers’ Forums

Press Release – Dairy NZ

The latest DairyNZ science and innovation will be revealed at Farmers Forum events across the country in May. Read more »

Agreement on next steps for Auckland mass transit

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Transport boards have come to an important agreement on the next steps for mass transit in Auckland. Read more »

Former Farmers boss ‘a great retailer and merchant’

Press Release – Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Former Farmers CEO Rod McDermott, who died this week, was a great retailer and merchant who contributed a huge amount to retailing in New Zealand, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford. Read more »

Daily Weather Assessments for 2017 Wanaka Balloon Campaign

Press Release – NASA

The launch window for NASA’s next super pressure balloon (SPB) launch from Wanaka Airport, New Zealand, opens Saturday, March 25, however, the opening day does not present a launch opportunity due to forecast weather. Read more »

Route Protection for Mass Transit Corridor to begin

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has today welcomed a significant decision for Aucklands future mass transit corridor between Auckland city and the airport. Read more »

Be aware of important new employment standards

Press Release – Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson Partner Phillipa Muir says that from 1 April 2017, all individual employment agreements need to comply with new requirements under the Employment Relations Act 2000. Read more »

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