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Genesis Energy returns to profit

Wellington, Aug 30 NZPA - State-owned Genesis Energy returned to profit in the 12 months to the end of June, after the previous year's loss when the company reduced the value of its coal and gas-fuelled generation plants at Huntly.

Brash advocates choice for New Zealand Super eligibility

Brash advocates choice for New Zealand Super eligibility
Wellington, July 21 NZPA - Former National Party leader Don Brash has proposed allowing people to choose to receive a larger pension if they retire later as a way of keeping people in the workforce.

Nick Smith Said No Decision On Ecan Comm Yet

Nick Smith Said No Decision On Ecan Comm Yet
Wellington, March 19 NZPA - A Labour MP says former National prime minister Jenny Shipley is to be put in charge of Canterbury's regional council but Environment Minister Nick Smith says such decisions haven't been made yet.

Peter Wilson: Catching Up With Australia - Or Not

When Jenny Shipley was appointed health minister in the previous National government, she confidently told Parliament she would be judged on hospital waiting lists.

This was unwise, because the waiting lists didn't improve and she was indeed judged, loudly and often, by the Labour Party.

Genesis Energy Lifts Half Year Net Profit To $64.6m

Wellington, Feb 24 NZPA - State-owned Genesis Energy lifted half year net profit to $64.6 million, compared to $48.9m a year earlier, even as it generated less electricity and prices fell.

Former PM Among Top State Owned Enterprises Appointments

Wellington, Oct 20 NZPA - Dame Jenny Shipley has been appointed chairwoman of Genesis Energy as part of a string of state owned enterprise governance announcements made today.

Appointments To Fire Service Commission Announced

Appointments To Fire Service Commission Announced
Wellington, Sept 11 NZPA - Dame Margaret Bazley has been reappointed Fire Service Commission chair, with former deputy prime minister Wyatt Creech deputy chair, Internal Affairs Minister Nathan Guy announced today. Dame Margaret has chaired the commission since 1999.

Chris Ford: Paula Bennett Engaging In Fascist Tactics Against Critics

Social Development Minister Paula Bennett's decision to release information regarding the total benefit entitlements being paid to two Auckland Training Incentive Allowance (TIA) recipients, Natasha Fuller and Jennifer Johnston smacks of nothing short of fascist tactics.

Recent By-Elections In New Zealand

Recent By-Elections In New Zealand
Auckland, June 12 NZPA - By-elections in New Zealand are triggered when seats fall vacant in Parliament, most commonly through the sitting MP resigning or dying.

Mainzeal Appoints New Chief Executive

Mainzeal Appoints New Chief Executive
Wellington, June 4 NZPA - Property and construction company Mainzeal has appointed chief operating officer Peter Gomm as its new chief executive.

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