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Archive for March, 2015

Toothfish import, export restrictions renewed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today welcomed the renewal of the Customs Import and Export Prohibitions (CIPO and CEPO) on toothfish, restricting toothfish imports and exports for another three years. The renewal of restrictions on importing and … Read more »

PM’s Post-Cabinet Press Conference Transcript: 16 March 2015

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Right, good afternoon. Id like to start by saying our thoughts are with our Pacific neighbours following the devastation caused by Cyclone Pam. Information is still coming, but it appears that Cyclone Pam has caused extensive damage and also, sadly, … Read more »

AMP360 Home Loan Affordability report

Press Release – AMP360

First home buyers should have no trouble getting a house anywhere but Auckland: AMP360 Home Loan Affordability report Read more »

Tamaki Redevelopment Company: New Appt CEO

Press Release – Tamaki Redevelopment Company

The Board of the Tmaki Redevelopment Company (TRC) wishes to advise that John Holyoake has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer effective April 14, 2015. The company and the regeneration programme are at an exciting stage of development and the Board … Read more »

NZ hits all low in international gender diversity survey

Press Release – Decipher Group

WOMEN have long been underrepresented in New Zealands top tier of business, and according to the latest international research, its only getting worse. Read more »

Historic #BeCrueltyFree Campaign Victory

Press Release – Be Cruelty Free

WELLINGTON (xx March 2015) – New Zealand has joined the growing list of progressive nations to ban cruel animal testing of cosmetics, following a two year campaign by #BeCrueltyFree New Zealand. An amendment to the Animal Welfare Act similar to that … Read more »

Greens welcome ban on animal cosmetics testing

Press Release – Green Party

After more than a year of campaigning by Green MP Mojo Mathers, the Government has finally agreed to ban cosmetics testing on animals, the Green Party said today. Im over the moon that the Government has acknowledged my work on this issue by finally … Read more »

Law change to ban cosmetic testing on animals

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government will introduce a change to the Animal Welfare Amendment Bill to ban the use of animals for testing finished cosmetic products and ingredients, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has announced today. Read more »

Standards and Accreditation Bill reported back

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith today welcomed the Commerce select committees report on the Standards and Accreditation Bill which has recommended some improvements to the proposed regime. I would like to thank the committee … Read more »

Far North low-decile schools ditch traditional teaching

Press Release – Rotary Club of Kerikeri

About seventy students at the low-decile Paihia School unwrapped brand-new Chromebook computers today as part of a revolutionary new teaching system being rolled out across the Far North by a group of principals and educators with the support of a $130,000 … Read more »

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