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Bolger's SOE tenures diminishing

Bolger's SOE tenures diminishing
Wellington, March 22 NZPA - Former prime minister Jim Bolger will be replaced as chairman of NZ Post late in the year by former finance minister Michael Cullen, it was reported tonight.

Key says asset sales not on agenda

Key says asset sales not on agenda
Wellington, March 22 NZPA - Prime Minister John Key says there are no plans to sell KiwiRail. It seemed former National Prime Minister Jim Bolger's job at KiwiRail may be at the end of the line yesterday, after Transport Minister Steven Joyce said its governance needed refreshing.

Jim Bolger's Kiwirail job on the line

Jim Bolger's Kiwirail job on the line
Wellington, March 21 NZPA - Former National Prime Minister Jim Bolger's reign at KiwiRail looks set to end after Transport Minister Steven Joyce this morning said its governance needed refreshing.

Mothballing Under-Used Rail Lines A Bad Move - Unions

Mothballing Under-Used Rail Lines A Bad Move - Unions
Wellington, March 5 NZPA - A railway workers union is concerned that if the Government does mothball under-used rail lines it will be very hard to ever reopen them.

North Island Rail Lines Could Be Mothballed

North Island Rail Lines Could Be Mothballed
Wellington, March 5 NZPA - The Government is thinking about mothballing KiwiRail's northern Wairarapa and Napier to Gisborne rail lines as the struggling rail operator looks to cut costs.

Kiwirail Behind Targets But Still Positive

Kiwirail Behind Targets But Still Positive
Wellington, March 2 NZPA - KiwiRail is behind its revenue and profit targets for the half year to December but says it is "making good progress towards a sustainable future".

Better Things To Do Than Start Flag Debate: PM

Better Things To Do Than Start Flag Debate: PM
Wellington, Feb 4 NZPA - The Government has more important things to do than start a debate on whether New Zealand needs a new flag, Prime Minister John Key said today.

Order Of NZ Members Want New Flag - Survey

Order Of NZ Members Want New Flag - Survey
Wellington, Feb 4 NZPA - Half of the members of the Order of New Zealand think it's time to change the New Zealand flag.

Maori Party Praises Govt's Housing Initiative

Maori Party Praises Govt's Housing Initiative
Wellington, Feb 4 NZPA - A new housing loan scheme for Maori who want to build on ancestral land has been welcomed by the Maori Party.

New Scheme To Help Maori Into Homes

New Scheme To Help Maori Into Homes
by Maggie Tait of NZPA Wellington, Feb 3 NZPA - Maori who want to move back to ancestral land will now be able to get a $200,000 loan from Kiwibank, with no deposit, to build or buy a home.

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