Archive for March, 2014

PM Post-Cabinet Press Conference – 31 March 2014

Article – The Scoop Team

The Prime Minister met with press this afternoon to discuss his recent visit to China, including talks on food security and China’s bilateral relationship with New Zealand. Read more »

Chatham Rock files second EEZ marine consent application

Article – BusinessDesk

March 31 (BusinessDesk) – Chatham Rock Phosphate, which wants to mine phosphate nodules from the seafloor on the Chatham Rise, has submitted a draft marine consent application to the Environmental Protection Authority. Read more »

Speech: Allied Health, Scientific & Technical Professionals

Speech – New Zealand Government

Having studied your programme, I can see this conference will be a great opportunity to share ideas and to hear evidence about advanced practice by Allied Health Professionals. Read more »

HRC congratulates PSA report on family violence report

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

Economist Suzanne Snivelys report, Productivity Gains from Workplace Protection of Victims of Domestic Violence , finds that domestic violence will cost New Zealand employers at least $368 million over the next year and that workplace protections … Read more »

Draft Marine Consent application filed

Press Release – Chatham Rock Phosphate

Chatham Rock Phosphate today submitted a draft Marine Consent application to the Environmental Protection Authority – the culmination of four years work and more than $25 million in investment. Read more »

Kapiti Run for Youth confirms date for 2014

Press Release – Kapiti Run for Youth

Sunday 2 November 2014 is the confirmed date for Kapiti Run for Youth, says Richard Calkin of Web Genius. After raising just over $14,000 from the 2013 event Richard is looking forward to see how much money can be raised this year for Youth Quest … Read more »

Plan Change 6A to be operative from May 1

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

New water quality discharge rules in the Otago Water Plan will become operative on May 1 after the Otago Regional Council last week approved Plan Change 6A it in its final form. Read more »

Stellar Queenstown Blues & Roots Festival playing schedule

Press Release – Queenstown Blues and Roots Festival

The inaugural Queenstown Blues & Roots Festival is only weeks away and today (March 31) organisers announced the playing schedule for the stellar line-up and further details of the day. Read more »

$387 million to stay in Kiwis’ pockets

Press Release – New Zealand Government

ACC Minister Judith Collins says substantial levy cuts for employers and workers take effect tomorrow as a result of the Schemes excellent performance over the last few years. Read more »

Surgical Mesh petition to Health Select Committee

Press Release – MeshDownUnder

Charlotte Korte and Carmel Berry of mesh injury organisation MeshDownUnder are celebrating today after their petition to the New Zealand Government was accepted by the Clark of the House of Representatives and passed to the Health Select Committee. Read more »

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