Recommended.co.nz | Guide2.co.nz | Voxy.co.nz | Gimme.co.nz
Homepage | login or create an account

law changes

Law Change Extends Student Loans

Law Change Extends Student Loans
Wellington, Feb 25 NZPA - Interest-free student loans will be available to borrowers in Niue, the Cook Islands, Tokelau and the Ross Dependency under law changes passed by Parliament today.

Youth Court Gets New Powers To Deal With Serious Offenders

Youth Court Gets New Powers To Deal With Serious Offenders
Wellington, Feb 25 NZPA - The Youth Court has been given new sentencing options for serious young offenders under legislation passed by Parliament today.

Fonterra Farmers Want Raw Milk Price Lifted

Fonterra Farmers Want Raw Milk Price Lifted
By Kent Atkinson of NZPA Wellington, Feb 11 NZPA - Fonterra farmers critical of regulations which compel them to supply 4 percent of the cooperative's raw milk to processing rivals at cost price say they want higher prices to be charged from June 1.

Govt Set To Level The Playing Field In Electricity Generation

Govt Set To Level The Playing Field In Electricity Generation
Wellington, Dec 9 NZPA - The Government is set to ride roughshod over the jewel in its energy crown, Meridian Energy, by stripping it of two key hydro-electricity stations at the head of the Waitaki River, and handing them over to government-owned rival Genesis Energy.

Govt Shakes Up Electricity Sector

Govt Shakes Up Electricity Sector
Wellington, Dec 9 NZPA - The Government will introduce tomorrow law changes to force state-owned electricity generators to exchange assets in a bid to improve competiton in the sector.

Instant Protection Orders Come In Under New Law

Instant Protection Orders Come In Under New Law
Wellington, Oct 21 NZPA - Police will be able to issue instant protection orders for victims of domestic violence under law changes passed by Parliament tonight.

Review Should Focus On Problem Dogs

Review Should Focus On Problem Dogs
Wellington, Oct 7 NZPA - Protecting the public from dangerous dogs should be the focus of a review of dog laws, Local Government New Zealand says. Local Government Minister Rodney Hide has announced a wide ranging review of dog laws.

Fonterra To Cap Share Price In Transition To Internal Trades

Fonterra To Cap Share Price In Transition To Internal Trades
Wellington, Sept 18 NZPA - Fonterra's new bid for a capital restructure will loosen the ties between milkflow and a farmer's shares in the cooperative, and allow farmers to trade shares between themselves.

Minister Says Fonterra Can Charge Smaller Rivals 10c/kg Premium

Minister Says Fonterra Can Charge Smaller Rivals 10c/kg Premium
Wellington, Sept 15 NZPA - Agriculture Minister David Carter has given Fonterra a green light to charge its smaller rivals a 10c premium on each kilogram of milksolids from next season.

Lawyers Fail To Persuade Power Over Trial Changes

Lawyers Fail To Persuade Power Over Trial Changes
Wellington, June 29 NZPA - A delegation of defence lawyers has failed to convince Justice Minister Simon Power to stop changes to how trials are conducted.

Credit Card Comparison TablesCompare Credit Cards - Independent interest rate and fees comparisons for New Zealand banks.