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

Steven Joyce

Govt balks at lower alcohol limits for all

Govt balks at lower alcohol limits for all
Wellington, July 27 NZPA - Transport Minister Steven Joyce still thinks existing legal alcohol limits for drivers are "ridiculous" but he's not changing them.

Govt hasn't dealt with drink driving issue - Labour

Govt hasn't dealt with drink driving issue - Labour
Wellington, July 26 NZPA - The Government has attempted to kick the issue of drink driving into touch by postponing a decision on whether to lower the blood alcohol, Labour says.

Changes to drink driving laws announced

Changes to drink driving laws announced
By Maggie Tait and Kate Chapman of NZPA Wellington, July 26 NZPA - Young people and recidivist drink drivers won't be allowed any booze before hitting the roads, but the Government is yet to make up its mind over whether other drivers should face lower limits.

Govt still agonising over drink-drive limit

Govt still agonising over drink-drive limit
Wellington, July 26 NZPA - Cabinet may need more time to make a decision on whether to cut blood-alcohol limits for drivers, says Prime Minister John Key.

Ministry looking into drink driving loophole

Ministry looking into drink driving loophole
Wellington, July 23 NZPA - The Transport Ministry is looking into loopholes that allow some drink driving offenders to return to driving without treatment for alcohol addiction and could report back as early as next week.

More could be known about drink driving licence suspension soon

More could be known about drink driving licence suspension soon
Wellington, July 23 NZPA - The Transport Ministry is looking into loopholes that allow some drink driving offenders to return to driving without treatment for alcohol addiction and could report back as early as next week.

Newmarket viaduct six months ahead of schedule

Newmarket viaduct six months ahead of schedule
Wellington, July 15 NZPA - The first stage of the Newmarket viaduct replacement on Auckland's busiest motorway will be completed six months ahead of schedule, the NZ Transport Agency says.

Universities committee concerned by jobs link

Universities committee concerned by jobs link
By Maggie Tait of NZPA Wellington, July 15 NZPA - New Zealand universities should not be downgraded to the status of employment agencies, the head of a group representing them says.

Linking funding could be counter-productive - Labour

Linking funding could be counter-productive - Labour
Wellington, July 15 NZPA - The Government's plan to link tertiary education funding to students getting jobs could be counter-productive, the Labour Party says.

Educators could "game the system" if funds linked to jobs

Educators could "game the system" if funds linked to jobs
By Matthew Backhouse of NZPA Wellington, July 14 NZPA - Tertiary educators could try to "game the system" if their funding was linked to students getting jobs, Labour says.

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