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State sector reform may undermine governance

Press Release – Institute Of Directors

State sector reform may undermine governance in Crown entities, warns Institute of Directors Embargoed until 5am, Friday 20 April 2018 The Institute of Directors (IoD) warns proposed state sector reforms may undermine good governance in Crown … Read more »

Reckon unveils web-based point of sale for SMEs

Press Release – Reckon New Zealand

In a move thats set to further fuel its cloud-first game, cloud accounting provider Reckon has integrated a new web-based point of sale (POS) solution into Reckon One and Reckon Accounts Hosted. Read more »

AMP apologises unreservedly and acts to accelerate change

Press Release – AMP

AMP apologises unreservedly and acts to accelerate change AMP apologises unreservedly for the misconduct and failures in regulatory disclosures in the advice business. The AMP Limited Board today announces the following actions to accelerate the necessary … Read more »

New Bill to extend gift card expiry dates

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Extending the expiry dates on gift cards to three years is the aim of a new Members Bill lodged by Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean. Read more »

The plastics crisis – putting the heat back on business

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is calling on New Zealanders to start turning up the heat on big business to help solve the plastics crisis. Read more »

NRC welcomes safety improvements – wants more

Press Release – National Road Carriers

NRC welcomes safety improvements wants more National Road Carriers Association has welcomed the road safety improvements announced for Northland but shares the disappointment of councils in the region that not more is being done. Read more »

SeaLink – the vital link to the islands of the Hauraki Gulf

Press Release – SeaLink

SeaLink, the indispensable link from Auckland to Waiheke and Great Barrier Islands will operate all its services under the SeaLink name from Monday 23 April. Read more »

Nearly a quarter of New Zealanders have no savings

Press Release – ANZ Bank

Most New Zealanders are confident in their ability to manage money, but around a quarter have no cash savings, according to new ANZ research. Read more »

Christchurch restaurants fined for employment law breaches

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A Christchurch company operating two Japanese restaurants has been penalised $70,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) after the Labour Inspectorate found them ignoring employment law. Read more »

Use public transport to get to the Anzac Day Dawn Service

Press Release – Auckland Transport

20 April 2018 Use public transport to get to the Anzac Day Dawn Service Extra early morning bus, train and ferry services are being put on by Auckland Transport to get people to the 6am Anzac Day Dawn Service on Wednesday 25 April at the Auckland War … Read more »

NZNO members now vote whether or not to strike

Press Release – NZNO

The majority of NZNO DHB members, who are party to the DHB Nurses and Midwifery MECA, receive their strike ballot paper by post and email from Monday 23 April to vote on proposed strike action. The action will occur if the MECA impasse is not … Read more »

Fake account a reminder for online vigilance

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran is urging people to report any suspicious activity on their Facebook accounts to CERT NZ. Read more »

Contact, Ngati Tahu win international energy award

Press Release – Contact Energy

20 April 2018 – Contact Energy and the Ngati Tahu Landowners Collective have been awarded the prestigious 2018 US Energy Association Corporate Volunteer Award in Washington DC for their work in Kenya. Read more »

Questioning the Tax Working Group’s property calculations

Press Release – NZ Property Investors’ Federation

The Tax Working Group (TWG) appears to be showing an unbalanced approach to rental property investment, by using incorrect calculations and inconsistent assumptions to assess relative tax rates for different asset classes. Read more »

HiFX Morning Update, April 20, 2018

Press Release – HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.7268 (mid-rate) this morning. A combination of broad USD strength along with a pull pack in our annualised inflation has seen the NZD underperform overnight. The GBP is the worst performing of the G10 currencies with weaker than … Read more »

NZ Bus and Unions set industry benchmark in Auckland

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Public transport operator NZ Bus and Unions representing bus drivers in Auckland have reached agreement on a new two-year contract following seven months of negotiations. Read more »

New Oriental Bay bike path to go ahead

Press Release – Wellington City Council

The most congested part of the Oriental Bay pathway will be made safer for people on bikes and on foot later this year with no loss of parking. Read more »

New Oriental Bay bike path to go ahead

Press Release – Wellington City Council

The most congested part of the Oriental Bay pathway will be made safer for people on bikes and on foot later this year with no loss of parking. Read more »

State Highway 11 to reopen to traffic next week periodically

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says it will start opening State Highway 11 past the Lemons Hill slip next week for a limited time each day. Read more »

Auckland men paid up to $200 to sexually violate teen’s body

Press Release – Stop Demand

Auckland men paid up to $200 to sexually violate teens body, facilitated by NZ Herald In what has been described as one of New Zealands most sickening criminal cases , on Tuesday an Auckland mother was jailed for six years and 11 months … Read more »

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