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Archive for July, 2012

Community, Recreation and Culture Committee Meeting Update

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Community, Recreation and Culture Committee Meeting Update A meeting of Christchurch City Council’s Community, Recreation and Culture Committee was held today. Read more »

Waikato Playing Key Role In Aquatic Weed Spraying Efficiency

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council has been playing a central role in moves designed to make spraying of aquatic weeds more cost effective and to get formal approval for such spraying. Read more »

CEDAW Concluding Observations: New Zealand

Press Release – United Nations Human Rights Commissioner

2012 Concluding observations of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women on New Zealand Read more »

Forest vigilante threat dismays land owners

Press Release – NZ Forest Owners’ Association

Forest owners are dismayed at Otago University Professor Sir Alan Mark’s suggestion that he might assemble a group of activists to rip out forest seedlings on a farm near Dunedin. Read more »

MBIE’s high level structure confirmed

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The future high level organisational structure of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has been confirmed Read more »

Pay expectations gap no surprise

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

CTU Media Release 31 July 2012 Pay expectations gap no surprise The Council of Trade Unions is not surprised at the gap between worker and employer pay rise expectations. The latest Hays survey shows that whereas 35 per cent of workers expect their salary … Read more »

Submissions: Use of Herbicides To Control Aquatic Weeds

Press Release – Environmental Protection Authority

Media release 31 July 2012 Submissions Sought On Use Of Herbicides To Control Aquatic Weeds The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking submissions on an application to allow a number of herbicides to be used over water to control aquatic pest plants. … Read more »

Gulf In Employee And Employer Pay Rise Expectations

Press Release – Hays Recruitment

The gulf between employee and employer pay rise expectations continues to widen, says recruiting experts Hays. Read more »

Financial Reporting Bill Introduced

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The bill seeks to streamline the financial reporting system by removing or reducing reporting obligations where they are unnecessary or excessive. It will also strengthen the law where the current reporting requirements do not adequately meet users’ … Read more »

Public Referendum Needed On Marriage Amendment Bill

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First will not vote for the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill and wants a public referendum to decide the issue. Rt Hon Winston Peters says the New Zealand First caucus believes that issues such as this should be decided … Read more »

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