Phil Twyford changes his tune over KiwiFail. Again.

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Housing Minister Phil Twyford confirmed three days ago that no income limits will be applied to prospective KiwiBuild buyers but today, under questioning, he said he had not yet decided about that, Nationals Housing spokesperson Judith Collins … Read more »

Major Electricity Industry Event Returns to Auckland

Press Release – Electricity Engineers’ Association

The annual conference and exhibition for the electricity supply industry is returning to Auckland after three years in Wellington. The EEA 2018 programme is focused on the three key pillars of the electricity industry; engineering, technology and innovation. Read more »

Weighty funding gain for NZ metrology service

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods today announced a significant investment in New Zealands Measurement Standards Laboratory, as the organisation celebrates World Metrology Day. Read more »

New Board Members announced for Pāmu

Press Release – Landcorp

Landcorp Farming Ltds (Pmu) shareholding ministers have made three appointments to the board to replace Chairman Traci Houpapa and Directors Nikki Davies-Colley, Pauline Lockett and Eric Roy, whose appointment terms have ended. Read more »

Reappointments to TVNZ and RNZ Boards

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Clare Curran Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media 27 April 2018 MEDIA STATEMENT Reappointments to TVNZ and RNZ Boards Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran has announced reappointments to the Boards … Read more »

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 »

Transpower releases 2017/18 Interim Report

Press Release – Transpower

Transpower New Zealand today released its Interim Report and Review for the 2017/18 financial year. Read more »

Air NZ’s Carter defends airline’s independence

Article – BusinessDesk

Air NZ’s Carter defends airline’s independence after Shane Jones laments axing of routes Read more »

Public submissions open on the State Sector Reform Bill

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

The Governance and Administration Committee has opened for public submissions on the State Sector and Crown Entities Reform Bill. The broad policy of the bill is to provide for greater integration and accountability of the State services. This … Read more »

TVNZ beats full-year earnings targets in first six months

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) – State-owned broadcaster Television New Zealand reported a 17 percent improvement in operating earnings for the six months to Dec. 31. Read more »

Transpower seeks up to $125 mln in new bond

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 26 (BusinessDesk) – State-owned national grid operator Transpower is seeking up to $125 million through the sale of a new bond ahead of a $325 million maturity later this year. Read more »

NZ Post pays $2.5M interim dividend issues warning

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ Post pays $2.5M interim dividend while warning year-end targets will be ‘challenging’ Read more »

KiwiRail working hard to get freight moving again

Press Release – KiwiRail

KiwiRail is working alongside NZTA as quickly as possible to re-open the rail line and State Highway between Blenheim and Christchurch after it was hit by the sting of Cyclone Gita. Read more »

UPDATE: Air NZ posts 7.4% decline in 1H pretax profit

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Air NZ posts 7.4% decline in 1H pretax profit as fuel prices bite Read more »

Extended Tekapo hydro outage a ‘crying shame’

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 21 (BusinessDesk) – Genesis Energy has been forced to extend its outage at the Tekapo-B hydro power station until June, cutting off a supply of water that would otherwise run through three of Meridian Energy’s hydro power stations on the multi-station … Read more »

KiwiRail operating earnings rise despite Kaikoura outage

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 20 (BusinessDesk) – Disruption to South Island rail services caused by the November 2016 Kaikoura earthquake masked a continuation in improved operating earnings from state-owned railway operator KiwiRail in the six months to Dec. 31. Read more »

Strong Half Year result despite challenges

Press Release – KiwiRail

KiwiRail has posted a positive half year result with an operating surplus 39% ahead of the previous year, despite a challenging six months. Read more »

Kordia boosts media and broadcast division

Press Release – Kordia

Kordia New Zealand, a leading provider of mission-critical technology solutions, has initiated a revamp of its media and broadcast division, including its leadership, as the company seeks to maximise on growing opportunities in the media space. Read more »

Meridian signs deals with Tilt, Total Eren

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 1 (BusinessDesk) – Meridian Energy has inked three new supply contracts in Australia giving the owner of the Powershop energy retailer more renewables supply from wind farms and a solar farm. Read more »

Remarks to the Transport and Infrastructure Select Committee

Press Release – Solid Energy NZ

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS FROM THE CHAIR OF SOLID ENERGY TO THE TRANSPORT AND INFRASTRUCTURE SELECT COMMITTEE – 1 FEBRUARY 2018 Read more »

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