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Joyce in Dreamland with His Failing Economic Plan

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Minister of Economic Development Stephen Joyce has ducked for cover to avoid embarrassment over the dumping of a plan to build a $300 million pulp mill at Ngawha near Kaikohe, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters. Read more »

Hardworking Kiwis need better public services, not neglect

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The current Governments priorities for next years Budget say nothing about improving public services, yet deteriorating public services hurt working people as much as a pay cut, says CTU Economist, Bill Rosenberg. Read more »

T’is the Season to be Jolly….Confused

Press Release – Spirits New Zealand

OPINION: Last weekends National Crate Day exhorted drinkers to celebrate the first day of summer by getting on it with friends and, of course, a crate. Not necessarily the best start to summer if your intention was to drink an entire crate in one sitting. Read more »

Hit Power Vandals with Hard Labour

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

If Northland power lines have been damaged intentionally the perpetrators should face a tough penalty, says Northland MP and Leader of New Zealand First Rt Hon Winston Peters. Read more »

Excuses to avoid tax cuts don’t stack up

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

The Governments excuses for delaying tax cuts dont stack up, says ACT Leader David Seymour in the wake of Treasurys Half Year Update. Read more »

Bapcor refuses to allow dividend in addition to offer price

Press Release – Hellaby Holdings

Hellaby Holdings Limited (NZX: HBY) has been advised today by the Takeovers Panel that, as a result of Bapcors public statements, the offer price of $3.60 per share is a last and final offer price which, under the Takeovers Code, cannot now … Read more »

Health and Safety isn’t the Christmas Grinch

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Myths continue to abound about how health and safety is stopping New Zealanders from doing all the fun things they used to do. Read more »

Northland power outage – update 4pm 8/12/16

Press Release – Vodafone

Transpower is continuing to work to restore power to all affected regions of Northland. As mains power is being restored, Vodafone technicians are working on cell sites in each of these regions to switch them over from back-up generators, to mains power, … Read more »

New App Makes it Simple for Tourists to Buy More NZ Wine

Press Release – WineCaseNZ


Conservation trust seeks tenant for dairy farm

Press Release – Bayleys

The Isaac Conservation and Wildlife Trust seeks a tenant for the 80 hectare dairying operation in McLeans Island Road, Harewood directly opposite Harewood Golf Course. The lease marketing campaign is being undertaken by Bayleys Canterbury, with tenders … Read more »

Spectrum Care wins unprecedented Health Excellence Award

Press Release – Spectrum Care

Spectrum Cares Specialist Support Clinical Team was presented with an unprecedented ‘Chief Executive Award’ at the recent Auckland District Health Board Health Excellence Awards with their project Reaching out beyond hospital walls: Optimising medicines … Read more »

Summer works programme underway around the Waikato

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Motorists are being advised to plan ahead and prepare for delays as the summer works programme gets underway around the Waikato. Read more »

Mixed Results For Wool

Press Release – New Zealand Wool Services International

New Zealand Wool Services International Ltds CEO Mr John Dawson reports that the North Island auction comprising 9400 bales, which was 2000 bales above anticipated roster, saw a 93 percent clearance with a continuation of targeted buying. With price … Read more »

Feedback sought on modernising the TAA

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Revenue Minister Michael Woodhouse today released proposals to simplify and modernise the Tax Administration Act (TAA), as part of the Governments major transformation of the revenue system. Read more »

Recruitment trends for 2017

Press Release – Hays

What will the recruitment market in 2017 bring? According to recruiting experts Hays, jobs growth, flexible headcounts, a digital skills gap, wage pressure for highly-skilled professionals and work-life integration will be key features. Read more »

Farmers urged to report all crime

Press Release – Federated Farmers

A Federated Farmers survey shows the rural sector is plagued by thieves, rustlers and poachers but not enough farmers are reporting their losses. Read more »

Minister visits new Botany dealership under construction

Press Release – Armstrong Motor Group

Minister of Transport, the Hon. Simon Bridges and Botany MP Jami-Lee Ross recently visited the construction site for Armstrong Motor Groups massive new dealership in Botany. Read more »

Greater Wellington Regional Council welcomes TAIC report

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) welcomes the report by the Transport Accident Investigation Commission (the Commission) into the incidents at Melling Station and says all of the safety recommendations made to Kiwirail by the Commission have been … Read more »

Bent Spoon, Skeptic of the Year, Bravo Winners Announced

Press Release – Skeptics

The New Zealand Herald has won this year’s Bent Spoon Award from the NZ Skeptics for credulous journalism, being cited for repeatedly publishing articles that clearly disregard the weight of evidence. Read more »

Puhoi to Warkworth a vital step forward for Northland

Press Release – Automobile Association

Media Release: 8 DECEMBER 2016 Puhoi to Warkworth a vital step forward for Northland The AA is delighted that construction is officially underway on the Puhoi to Warkworth motorway extension a project which will deliver huge benefits for Northland by … Read more »

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