Archive for March, 2017

Westinghouse bankruptcy underscores meltdown of nuclear

Press Release – Greenpeace International

Westinghouse bankruptcy underscores meltdown of the global nuclear industry – Greenpeace Tokyo, 29 March 2017 The board of Westinghouses parent company, Toshiba, today approved the filing of Chapter 11 bankruptcy for its drowning U.S. company a … Read more »

NZyouth challenging themselves to make a difference

Press Release – Caritas Aotearoa

29 March 2017 New Zealand youth challenging themselves to make a difference While many of us ask ourselves what we can do to help those in need, young Catholics around New Zealand are making a difference by stepping into the shoes of the most vulnerable … Read more »

Policy position paper on the built environment launched

Press Release – NZGBC

The New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) has announced a new policy paper, A policy plan for the built environment, at the Green Property Summit 2017 in Auckland today. Read more »

Property maintenance costs surprising

Press Release – Barfoot and Thompson

Property maintenance costs surprising In any given month, around 60% of rental properties don’t require any general maintenance according to a new analysis of Barfoot & Thompsons rental database of over 14,000 properties in Auckland. The analysis … Read more »

Workers village/ temporary accommodation on way to Kaikoura

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

The North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery (NCTIR) alliance will be setting up purpose-built, prefabricated accommodation in Kaikoura to house more than 300 men and women who will working on the massive rebuild programme which is aiming to … Read more »

Green light for Ryman Healthcare’s second Melbourne village

Press Release – Ryman Healthcare

The City of Monash has approved Ryman Healthcares plan to build a new retirement village at Brandon Park in Melbourne. Read more »

India Trade Alliance welcomes Government Trade Agenda 2030

Press Release – India Trade Alliance

India Trade Alliance strongly supports the recently announced Governments new trade strategy, Trade Agenda 2030, released by the Prime Minister on Friday. Read more »

Māori rights at stake from Kermadec ocean sanctuary

Article – BusinessDesk

March 29 (BusinessDesk) – Jamie Tuuta, Te Ohu Kaimoana’s chairman, says iwi and Mori have “taken our eye off the ball” and the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary Bill had made it abundantly clear that Mori rights are at stake. Read more »

Levy rates for fire and emergency services announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne has announced the new levy rates which will fund the unified national fire and emergency service Fire and Emergency New Zealand. Read more »

Trump Forest Launches in New Zealand

Press Release – Offcut

New Zealand and global businesses are being urged to contribute to a worldwide forest in honour of one of the worlds biggest idiots, US President Trump. Read more »

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