Archive for April, 2015

Immigration Bill Passes

Article – ParliamentToday.co.nz

An immigration bill intended to crack down on those exploiting workers has passed despite Opposition MPs saying it was just window dressing. Read more »

Migrant exploitation Bill passed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Immigration Amendment Bill (No 2) which cracks down on employers who exploit migrant workers passed its final reading in parliament today. Read more »

Open fire ban to save lives

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Its the number of deaths attributed to the citys poor air quality in a 2007 study titled Health and Air Pollution in New Zealand. Read more »

Meredith Connell Welcomes Reconfirmation

Press Release – Crown Solicitor

Meredith Connell has welcomed todays announcement by the Attorney-General, Hon. Christopher Finlayson QC, that Brian Dickey will be the sixth Auckland Crown Solicitor, reconfirming the firm as Office of the Crown Solicitor for Auckland, a role it has … Read more »

Speech to Ngārimu VC and 28th (Māori) Battalion

Speech – New Zealand Government

On behalf of the Ngrimu VC and 28th (Mori) Battalion Memorial Scholarship Fund Board, I wish to welcome you all here this evening. Read more »

Tamaki project gets $200M govt loan

Article – BusinessDesk

April 30 (BusinessDesk) – Tamaki Redevelopment Co, a property development venture between central government and Auckland Council, has been given a $200 million loan and a mandate to build 7,500 homes over 15 years, financed via property sales and … Read more »

Capital’s Council supports framework for safer cycling

Press Release – Wellington City Council

A draft framework for a safe, complete cycling network for Wellingtonians was given full support by the Wellington City Council at its meeting today. Read more »

Questions and Answers – April 30

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

Health, MinisterStatements 1. Hon ANNETTE KING (Deputy LeaderLabour) to the Minister of Health : Does he stand by all his statements? Read more »

The Formary to represent New Zealand at the World Exposition

Press Release – The Formary

Transforming industrial and agricultural waste into beautiful fabrics is the mantra of New Zealand company The Formary. Read more »

Kiwis left in pain as DHBs refuse specialist appointments

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New Zealanders are being refused specialist assessments in greater numbers as DHBs struggle with cost pressures, Labours Health Spokesperson Annette King says. Read more »

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