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Archive for February, 2013

Questions and Answers – February 28

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

Hon CLAYTON COSGROVE (Labour) : I seek leave to have this question held over until the Minister for State Owned Enterprises is present in the Chamber. I am also advised that my colleague the health spokesperson would also like the Read more »

Global appointment strengthens NZ’s business profile

Press Release – William Buck

New Zealands growing importance as a key player in the Asia Pacific region has been further enhanced by the re-appointment of William Buck Christmas Gouwlands Arran Boote as regional Chair of one of the worlds largest economic alliances. Read more »

ECan Election Suspension Law Passes

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The House rose shortly after passing a law extending the suspension of elections for Environment Canterbury for another three years. Read more »

NZEI welcomes new independent advisor

Press Release – NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes the appointment of Sir Michael Cullen as an independent advisor to work with the Crown and Te Khanga Reo National Trust. Read more »

New Technology to Light Skate Park

Press Release – Unison Networks

Thursday 28 February Hastings green space William Nelson Park will benefit from intelligent LED lightening, thanks to a partnership between the Hastings District Council and Hawkes Bay electricity distribution company Unison Networks. Read more »

Dry conditions lead to Level Two Water Restrictions

Press Release – Palmerston North City Council

Due to dry weather conditions, limited bore water supply and high water demand the Palmerston North City Council will introduce Level Two Water Restrictions as of Saturday, 2 March 2013 until further notice. Read more »

New campaign asks Kiwis to think of road as a social network

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Authority

If we stopped thinking cars and started thinking people, would it change the way we drive? Read more »

Students inspired by leader

Press Release – Lincoln University

On Friday (22nd February) Jim Boult, CEO of Christchurch International Airport Ltd, spoke to new students at Lincoln University as they embark on their Bachelor of Commerce programme. Read more »

Health tertiary study popular

Press Release – UCOL

Early enrolment figures for the first semester at Whanganui UCOL show a growing demand for Health-related programmes in the region. Read more »

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting [28/2/13]

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council met today (Thursday 28 February), with the key decisions made outlined below: Read more »

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