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Auckland Transport Welcomes Bus Driver Pay Agreement

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport welcomes the news that the largest bus operator in Auckland has signed a three-year Collective Agreement. NZ Bus has signed a new deal with unions representing 800 drivers in Auckland, a third of the drivers in the city. Auckland … Read more »

Study Casts Doubt On Building Industry’s ‘Green Certified’ Ratings

Press Release – University of Auckland

Researchers from the University of Auckland are questioning the accuracy of some green certified rating tools used by the building industry to measure the warmth and efficiency of New Zealand houses, after independent research failed to verify … Read more »

Kiwirail’s Hosting Of NZ First Campaign Bus Totally Inappropriate

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The Taxpayers Union is slamming the decision of Kiwirail to host Winston Peters and his NZ First lackeys at its Dunedin workshops as part of the Partys election campaign tour. Union spokesman Jordan Williams says, In the same way as it was … Read more »

Abbie Reynolds To Head Predator Free 2050 Limited

Press Release – Predator Free 2050

Predator Free 2050 Limited has appointed Abbie Reynolds as its new CEO Abbie Reynolds is the former Executive Director of the Sustainable Business Council and in that role helped establish the Climate Leaders Coalition, motivating more than 100 member … Read more »

Water, Water Everywhere But Not A Drop To Spare

Press Release – NZTech

Aucklands water shortage has been exacerbated by a lack of investment in technology, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says Aucklands drought and subsequent water restrictions is the most severe the country has seen in nearly 30 years. Water sustainability … Read more »

Waltham Investment Key To The Future Of South Island Rail

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government is investing $39 million to build a new rail maintenance facility in Christchurch which will support hundreds of construction jobs and ensure a strong future for South Island rail, State Owned Enterprises Minister Winston Peters and … Read more »

KiwiRail Should Take Back Taieri Line

Press Release – Rail And Maritime Transport Union

The union representing rail workers says KiwiRail should revoke the lease for the Taieri Gorge rail line from Dunedin Rail Limited (DRL). Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) General Secretary Wayne Butson says the mothballing of the line by DRL … Read more »

New People And Safety GM Joins Pāmu

Press Release – Pamu

Pmu has appointed Bernadette Kelly as the General Manager of People, Safety and Wellbeing. Bernadette Kelly Ms Kelly was most recently the GM People and Capability at MercyAscot Hospitals and Mercy Radiology. Prior to that she held senior HR roles … Read more »

Air New Zealand Adds Extra Regional Flights For Queen’s Birthday

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand will operate nearly 100 additional flights in and out of a number of regional ports over Queens Birthday weekend. There will be extra flights between 28 May and 2 June from Blenheim, Gisborne, Kerikeri, Napier, Nelson, Palmerston North, … Read more »

$1.2 Billion Investment Another Major Step In Rebuilding Rail For New Zealand

Press Release – KiwiRail

The Governments $1.2 billion rail investment in Budget 2020 will help KiwiRail attract more customers and get more freight on rail, KiwiRail Group Chief Executive Greg Miller says. Building on the Governments $1 billion investment in Budget … Read more »

Budget 2020: Budget Lifts Investment In Rail To A Record $4.6 Billion

Press Release – New Zealand Government

State Owned Enterprises Minister Winston Peters says Budget 2020 is another milestone in securing the future of our rail system, and another step towards economic recovery. Rail is a critical part of our integrated transport network. Not only is investment … Read more »

Budget 2020: Postal Services Maintained For Kiwis

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Coalition Government is supporting New Zealand Post to continue to deliver a postal service in the face of challenges presented by a changing mail environment and the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding of $130 million from Budget 2020 will allow New … Read more »

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