Four community members have been appointed to the Upper Waitaki Zone Committee as part of a process to ensure a wide range of views are reflected.
The Government quickly needs a plan to diversify our economy after new figures show that exports are continuing to fall due to the collapse in dairy exports, Labour's Finance Spokesperson Grant Robertson says.
Hawke’s Bay Regional Council today adopted its Long Term Plan for 2015-25, confirming a total average rate increase of 5.87% for the 2015-16 year.
Christchurch City Council today adopted a Long Term Plan that will set the city up for the future by spending $9.9 billion over the next 10 years.
A New Zealand diplomat is unfairly in the spotlight for the government’s extravagant purchase of an $11 million apartment in New York, says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.
The following outlines the estimated impact of rates changes for 2015-16 on residential ratepayers. The final numbers, including for individual ratepayers, will be available from 15 July. These figures are an estimate only.
The Ruataniwha dam project should not proceed, as it has already sucked up $12million of Hawke’s Bay ratepayers’ money and $6m from the taxpayer, and questions still remain about the dam’s viability in the wake of yesterday’s Board of Inquiry decision, the Green Party said today.
The Treasury wouldn’t have had to warn the Reserve Bank to stick to its core functions if the Government had taken prompt and substantial measures to rein in skyrocketing Auckland house prices, Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson says.
Foreign Minister Murray McCully today welcomed the leaders and dignitaries who will visit Auckland next week for the World Humanitarian Summit Pacific.
The Government’s decision to shut down up to eight regional courthouses, some supposedly only temporarily for seismic reasons, looks unlikely to be reversed, Labour’s Justice spokesperson Jacinda Ardern says.
The Rt Hon Winston Peters, New Zealand First Leader and the Member of Parliament for Northland is calling for a review of the Registered Seasonal Workers (RSE) working visa, with a growing number of visa holders obtaining residency on the basis of partnership.
Chorus has today announced that Murray Jordan will be appointed to its Board on 1 September 2015.
BNZ is poised to offer its customers the choice to use Touch ID - the fingerprint scanning technology built into Apple’s newest devices-- to log in to its personal mobile banking app.
Samoans will soon be connected to cheaper and higher-capacity internet access after the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a grant of UD$16 Million for the Samoa Connectivity Project today.
The Public Service Association (PSA) says Canterbury DHB (CDHB) needs to be given all necessary assistance to meet the needs of local residents still feeling the impact of a post-quake environment, not implied threats from the ministers of health and finance.
How low will they grow: Four burly men on Hastings City Assist team are growing their beards for seven months - then shave them off as part of the Child Cancer Foundation’s annual fundrazor, in support of the Child Cancer Foundation which helps children with cancer and their families.
Netball New Zealand is excited to announce the launch of silverferns.co.nz - the new online home of the Silver Ferns.
Youth organisation, Generation Zero, is supportive of the 10 year Budget that Auckland Council passed today, specifically welcoming the funding for new cycling, walking and public transport projects.
The National Government are pushing a Cyprus-style solution to bank failure in New Zealand which will see small depositors lose some of their savings to fund big bank bailouts, the Green Party said today.
InternetNZ is deeply disappointed at announcements today that the Global Mode service is being withdrawn from New Zealand.
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