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Prime Minister’s Statement to Parliament

Speech – New Zealand Government

The Government is continuing to implement its plan to build a faster-growing economy with more jobs and rising incomes, and to support New Zealanders and their families. Read more »

Minister marks Safer Internet Day

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The start of the school year is a good opportunity for parents to remind their children of the harmful effects of cyberbullying and staying safe online, says Communications Minister Amy Adams. Read more »

Some blue sky for everyone

Press Release – MetService

A weak ridge extends across New Zealand meaning the warm summer weather will continue for a few days. However, it is briefly interrupted by a cold front that is moving briskly up the South Island, reaching Cook Strait tonight and then quickly dissolving. … Read more »

Great farmer turnout at effluent field day

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Great farmer turnout at effluent field day A fantastic Reporoa and Waikite dairy farmer turnout at a recent effluent management field day is a sign of the sectors commitment to doing the right thing by the environment, says organiser Jon Palmer. … Read more »

Acting District Court Judge Appointed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Auckland barrister Andrea Manuel has been appointed an Acting District Court Judge with a Family Court warrant to be based in Auckland, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson QC announced today. Ms Manuels core area of practice has covered complex … Read more »

ASB Becomes First New Zealand Bank to Launch Weibo Account

Press Release – ASB Bank

ASB has become the first bank in New Zealand to launch its own Chinese social network profile on Sina Weibo (Weibo), and become a verified user. Read more »

Taxpayers’ Union Applauds Gareth Morgan’s Generous Offer

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The Taxpayers Union is delighted that Gareth Morgan has today offered to top up the crowd sourcing campaign to purchase the beach adjacent to the Awaroa inlet in the South Island. Taxpayers Union Executive Director, Jordan Williams, says: Read more »

Remote Workers Workshops

Press Release – Binary Resource

The trend towards remote working is picking up pace around the world, and New Zealand is well ahead. But when it comes to establishing and managing a remote work environment with staff or partners based away from office, whether elsewhere in New Zealand or … Read more »

Auckland home values edge down while regions rise

Press Release – QV Valuations

The latest monthly QV House Price Index shows that nationwide residential property values for January have decreased by 0.3% over the past month, which is the result of a 0.5% decrease in the Auckland region in the month since December 2015. Read more »

The Cutting EDGE of MUSAC – Education Management Solutions o

Press Release – MUSAC

Access to multiple, standalone databases is not enough for effective school management. Information must be current and immediately accessible to everyone in the school community. All users need one simple interface one that analyses data in meaningful … Read more »

New Zealand businesses focusing on energy efficiency

Press Release – EECA

More than 60 of New Zealands largest energy-using businesses are now working with the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority to save on energy use representing around 40% of the countrys total business energy use. Read more »

Airways New Zealand Welcomes New Board Director

Press Release – Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand Welcomes New Board Director Experienced director and business leader Judy Kirk ONZM has joined the Board of Airways New Zealand, the air navigation service provider, effective 1 January 2016. Kirk has extensive directorship experience … Read more »

James Shaw’s Commencement Debate Speech

Speech – Green Party

Ki a koutou ku hoa Premata, huri noa i te Whare, ng mihi o te tau hou ki a koutou katoa. Read more »

District Councils Join Forces to Get Local Businesses Online

Press Release – Wanganui District Council

A group of forward thinking North Island District Councils are joining forces to support small businesses in their region to succeed online. Read more »

2016 shaping up to be a tough year for farmers

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers 2015/16 Mid-Season Farm Confidence Survey reveals farmer confidence remains in the doldrums. Read more »

TPP Presented for Treaty Examination

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Todd McClay today announced the commencement of Parliamentary treaty examination of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), following signature of the Agreement on 4 February 2016. The Government has presented the final text … Read more »

Risk Remains a Key Focus for Directors

Press Release – Institute Of Directors

Most directors ( 56.1%) believe risk is increasing in todays business environment, with 74.5% of directors saying their boards are spending more time discussing risk management than they were two years ago. Read more »

Kiwis Ravenous for a Romantic Valentine’s Day Getaway

Press Release – Wotif.com

Forget roses, chocolates and candlelit dinners, 96%* of New Zealanders want to celebrate Valentines Day with a romantic night away or a holiday this year, yet only 1% have made a booking according to new Wotif.co.nz research. Read more »

David Matthews on the 2018 Disability Survey

Column – Liam Butler

David Matthews Chief Executive CCS Disability Action gives his opinion to Liam Butler regarding the cancellation of the 2018 Disability Survey. Read more »

More treatments funded for respiratory disease

Press Release – PHARMAC

PHARMAC is funding six new medicines that will improve treatment options for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Read more »

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