Archive for May, 2017

Govt edges towards review of low-user electricity tariff

Article – BusinessDesk

May 26 (BusinessDesk) – Electricity retailers are pushing for a government review of the 13-year-old low user electricity tariff following comments this week by Energy Minister Judith Collins that she is willing to seek advice on an issue long-stalled … Read more »

Initiatives aimed at boosting tourism facilities get funding

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Community-based organisations with projects aimed at developing visitor facilities have received a funding boost with the allocation of several grants from most of our district’s community boards. Read more »

Foreign firm allowed to bottle millions of litres of water

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labour Candidate for Waimakariri, Dan Rosewarne has expressed concern that a valuable water consent has been transferred to Cloud Ocean Water Ltd, an overseas company registered in March with the business classification for manufacturing mineral water. Read more »

Public spending needs to do more for Kiwi kids

Press Release – Barnardos

Barnardos says Budget 2017 will help some children, but more needs to be done so that all New Zealand children benefit from public spending. Read more »

New Zealand set to blow its carbon budget by 27%

Press Release – Forest And Bird

The Governments Greenhouse Gas Inventory, released today, shows New Zealand is set to release 647.5 million tonnes of carbon emissions between 2013 and 2020 137 million tonnes more than we are allowed under the Kyoto Protocol. Just a day … Read more »

Budget 2017: $8m extra for Whanganui DHB

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says new funding for Whanganui DHB in Budget 2017 increases the DHBs total allocation to a record level. Read more »

Budget 2017: $4m extra for West Coast DHB

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says new funding for West Coast DHB in Budget 2017 increases the DHBs total allocation to a record level. Read more »

Budget 2017: $53m extra for Waitemata DHB

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says new funding for Waitemata DHB in Budget 2017 increases the DHBs total allocation to a record level. Read more »

Budget 2017: $5m extra for Wairarapa DHB

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says new funding for Wairarapa DHB in Budget 2017 increases the DHBs total allocation to a record level. Read more »

Budget 2017: $42m extra for Waikato DHB

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says new funding for Waikato DHB in Budget 2017 increases the DHBs total allocation to a record level. Read more »

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