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Holiday parks give most income back to their communities

Press Release – Holiday Parks Association

Holiday parks contribute an average of 86% of their expenditure to their own regions and add further value through social, environmental and community contributions, a new report has found. Read more »

Households switching power companies highest in 8 years

Press Release – Electricity Retailers’ Association of NZ

Over 42,000 households switched plans between different power companies in August, the second highest month on record according to data released by the Electricity Authority (EA), Electricity Retailers Association Chief Executive Cameron Burrows … Read more »

Improved safety for the Royal Oak roundabout

Press Release – Auckland Transport

A new roundabout design is being proposed by Auckland Transport to improve safety at the Royal Oak roundabout. Read more »

YWRC appears in “ethical shopping” app CoGo NZ

Press Release – Young Workers Resource Centre

The YWRC appears on the ethical shopping app CoGo NZ which connects consumers with organisations and business leading the way in ethical business practises. Read more »

Rock stabilisation Nevis Bluff, Queenstown Lakes District

Press Release – NZTA

People who use the road between Cromwell and Queenstown, State Highway 6, will see abseilers and drilling activities at the Nevis Bluff from Monday, 23 September. Read more »

Wanted: sightings of pasture destroying, big, black bird

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Landowners are being asked to report rook sightings for targeted pest control before the non-native, large black bird becomes a problem on farms. Read more »

Abano shares jump 10% on takeover speculation

Article – Queenstown Lakes District Council

Sept. 16 (BusinessDesk) – Abano Healthcare shares jumped 10 percent after the dental clinic operator said it’s still in talks with a number of potential suitors. Read more »

OMV oil rig falls foul of bad wind

Press Release – Greenpeace

Oil company Tamarind Resources has reportedly halted drilling at its Tui oil field off the Taranaki coast after the first of the three planned wells came up dry and bad weather caused delays. Read more »

Ross v Southern Response – Opt-Out Claim Allowed

Press Release – NZ Court of Appeal

[1] The main issue before us is whether this representative claim can proceed on an opt out basis. We conclude that it can, and should. Read more »

Where is the growth plan Mr Robertson?

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Economic growth has sharply declined under this Government and despite nearly two years in office the Minister of Finance still has no plan for growth, Nationals Finance spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. Read more »

Smallbone to partner with Ashburton Contracting

Press Release – Smallbone

September 16 2019 Canterbury automotive group Smallbone Ltd has agreed to a conditional agreement with Ashburton Contracting Limited (ACL), fostering a new business partnership which will contribute to the ongoing strength of the Canterbury economy. Read more »

Southern Cross Health Society posts $10.7m surplus

Press Release – Southern Cross Health Society

Southern Cross Health Society has today released its annual financial results, posting a surplus of $10.7 million for the year ended 30 June 2019. Read more »

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