McClay put the kaibosh on Landcorp name change plan

Article – BusinessDesk

March 31 (BusinessDesk) – Government-owned farmer Landcorp was rebuffed by State-Owned Enterprises Minister Todd McClay from changing its name to align its business with its new ‘Pamu’ brand, amid claims it was “a waste of time and money”, according to … Read more »

Landcorp Farming posts 1H operating loss

Article – BusinessDesk

March 15 (BusinessDesk) – Landcorp Farming, the state-owned farmer, posted an operating loss in the first half of its financial year but said higher milk prices mean it expects to be back in the black for the full year. Read more »

EQC claim information following North Island floods

Press Release – Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission is advising homeowners whose properties suffered damage from landslips or flooding, during the recent storms, that they have three months to lodge a claim. Read more »

Half Year Result to 31 December 2016

Press Release – Dunedin City Holdings

Dunedin (Tuesday, 7 March 2017) Dunedin City Holdings Limited has reported a surplus after tax of $4.9 million for the six months to December 2016, in line with budget. Read more »

More Empty Promises on Transport for Regions

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Denis ORourke MP New Zealand First Spokesperson for Transport 1 MARCH 2017 More Empty Promises on Transport for Regions Read more »

Tourism Holdings lifts 1H profit 38%

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 21 (BusinessDesk) – Tourism Holdings, the campervan rental company, lifted first-half profit 38 percent with strong tourist demand in New Zealand and Australia, and said it will at least deliver its forecast annual profit of $27 million. Read more »

Jetstar Deal Should Never Have Flown

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Handing a lucrative government travel contract to Jetstar, a foreign owned airline, is outrageous when we have our own national airline, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters. Read more »

Summer Kerbside rubbish and recycling ends

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Our summer schedule of extra rubbish and recycling collections across much of the Coromandel ends tomorrow – Saturday 11 February. Our normal schedule of one collection a week resumes on Monday 13 February. Read more »

REANNZ bolsters executive team with pair of new appointments

Press Release – Research and Education Advanced Network

REANNZ Ltd, the high performance telecommunications network powering New Zealands research, education and innovation communities, has today announced two new senior appointments to the business. Read more »

Candidate: Southern Response Wrongly Withheld Refunds

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Labour Candidate for Christchurch Central, Dr Duncan Webb has discovered that Southern Response owes homeowners thousands in wrongly withheld refunds. Read more »

Local Co-Operative Bid to Save the Gisborne Line is Lodged

Press Release – Gisborne Rail Cooperative

Local Co-Operative Bid to Save the Gisborne Line is Lodged PRESS RELEASE: GISBORNE RAIL COOPERATIVE STEERING GROUP LODGES EOI TO KIWIRAIL GISBORNE TO WAIROA. 23 DECEMBER 2016 GISBORNE RAIL COOPERATIVE STEERING GROUP, GRC, INTERIM … Read more »

Government Power Prices Rip-Off Ashburton

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is calling on new Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins to act over Ashburton facing average power price increases of $226 p.a. Read more »

Council appoints Councillor directors

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council has appointed Councillor directors to the boards of its subsidiaries Christchurch City Holdings Limited (CCHL) and Transition Holdings Limited (THL) formerly Canterbury Development Corporation Holdings Limited. Read more »

Feds Pleased With Decision to Leave Earner Levy Unchanged

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is pleased to see the Government decide to keep the ACC Earner Levy unchanged. Read more »

Waiheke Island now fully fibred

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Ultra-Fast Broadband build on Aucklands Waiheke Island is now complete, meaning more than 5600 local homes and businesses can now connect to faster and more reliable internet, says Communications Minister Amy Adams. Read more »

Train Collision Reports: Melling and Raurimu

Press Release – Transport Accident Investigation Commission

Attached are the executive summaries of the two accident reports released by the Transport Accident Investigation Commission this morning. The full reports are on the home page at www.taic.org.nz Read more »

$300M for consumers from embedded generation subsidy removal

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 6 (BusinessDesk) – The Electricity Authority is ending subsidies to power stations that are embedded in local electricity networks rather than connected to the national grid in a move the regulator says will save consumers around $300 million a year. Read more »

ACC takes home New Zealand’s top governance award

Press Release – Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Congratulations to Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC), winner of the MinterEllisonRuddWatts Excellence in Governance award announced at last nights Deloitte Top 200 Awards gala dinner. Read more »

Auckland Transport funds re-brand for Lobby Group

Press Release – Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance

Hot on the heels of ATEEDs ill-fated attempt to rebrand Auckland as the place desired by many comes news of another undesirable and wholly unnecessary branding exercise by an Auckland CCO (Council Controlled Organisation). Read more »

NZ On Air steers a calm course against tide of international

Press Release – NZ On Air

Against a backdrop of rapid media change and a flood of international content NZ On Airs report to Parliament on its achievements in the 2015/16 year shows ongoing commitment to getting local content to New Zealand audiences. Read more »

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