Archive for April, 2012

NZCEH calls on the government to stop homelessness increase

Press Release – New Zealand Coalition To End Homelessness

The NZCEH applauds Hagley-Ferrymead Community Board member Brenda Lowe- Johnson for attempting to bring the issue of housing plight to the attention of the politicians. Read more »

Minister welcomes Law Commission report

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Consumer Affairs Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed the Law Commission’s report on repossession laws. The Law Commission has recommended a range of changes to the Credit (Repossession) Act. Read more »

From Forrests to the South Seas

Press Release – Auckland University

Among the exceptional literary talent appearing at the May Readers and Writers Festival are several authors from The University of Auckland. Read more »

Police not seeking anyone else for death of Epuni bus driver

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police investigating the death of 64 year old Epuni bus driver Herman Curry are not seeking anyone else at this stage. Acting Wellington District Crime Services Manager Detective Inspector Darrin Thomson says a number of enquiries are still underway … Read more »

Discover Sensational Selwyn Expo Popular

Press Release – Selwyn District Council

The Discover Sensational Selwyn Housing and Lifestyle Expo this weekend attracted around 1000 people over two days, with a significant number from Christchurch city. Read more »

Ngati Whatua Orakei Wins Excellence Award

Press Release – Ngati Whatua o Orakei

The Ngati Whatua o Orakei Maori Trust Board received a Special Recognition Award for Excellence in Tribal Strategic Planning at the Aotearoa New Zealand Annual Business and Alumni Awards held Friday at the University of Auckland. Read more »

Fonterra won’t seek new non-farmer equity for growth: chair

Article – BusinessDesk

Fonterra won’t seek new non-farmer equity for growth: van der Heyden By Pattrick Smellie April 30 (BusinessDesk) – Fonterra Cooperative Group will not go outside its farmer shareholder base to look for new capital to fund the cooperative’s growth, … Read more »

SHAC Turns Spotlight on Micro-Architecture Solutions

Press Release – CPIT

Temporary architecture, reuse of materials, community building and simple buildings are the themes of the 2nd annual Sustainable Habitat Challenge micro-architecture workshop, to be held at the CPSA building at CPIT on 2 and 3 May. Read more »

New measures to deter people smugglers announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Measures are being introduced to deter a mass arrival of potentially illegal migrants into New Zealand, Immigration Minister Nathan Guy has announced today. “An amendment to the Immigration Act introduced into Parliament today contains strong measures … Read more »

Fonterra over-pricing milk by 40-50 cents/kg: independents

Article – BusinessDesk

April 30 (BusinessDesk) – Fonterra Cooperative Group is setting its farm gate milk price between 40 cents and 50 cents a kilogram more than its own commodity business could pay and still make an acceptable return, according to a submission by three … Read more »

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