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Archive for November, 2017

Greater Wellington welcomes cancellation of rail strike

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council is welcoming the cancellation of Fridays rail strike, following the withdrawal of industrial action by the Rail and Maritime Transport Union. Read more »

Strike notice withdrawn by RMTU

Press Release – Transdev

We are pleased to confirm that good progress was made during the negotiation session both last night and today, and negotiations between Transdev Wellington, Hyundai Rotem and the RMTU will continue. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Nov 30

Press Release – Hansard

Question No. 1Finance 1.Hon STEVEN JOYCE (National) to the Minister of Finance : Can he confirm he plans to increase net core Crown debt from $59.5 billion as at 30 June 2017 to $67.6 billion by 2022; and can he confirm debt will not increase … Read more »

Wairarapa hardship a hidden reality

Press Release – Connecting Communities Wairarapa

Connecting Communities Wairarapas new general manager, Gretchen Saulbrey, is keen to remind people that while many local communities are thriving, others are not doing so well. Read more »

Powerhouse of Design Talent

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

Design talent powered a spectacular end-of-year fashion show staged at EIT (on Wednesday, November 29 ) an extravaganza featuring work produced by a first cohort of diploma students in just nine weeks. Read more »

Tāngata Ngāi Tahu longlisted for Ockham NZ Book Awards

Press Release – Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

Tngata Ngi Tahu: People of Ngi Tahu book longlisted for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards Read more »

NZ MPs connect with Pacific to grow women’s representation

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

New Zealand MPs connect with their Pacific counterparts to grow womens representation in the region Read more »

Bill to extend Paid Parental Leave to 26 weeks passes

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Bill extending paid parental leave to 26 weeks by 2020 has passed its third reading today, fulfilling a Government commitment to giving our children the very best start in life, says Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety Iain Lees-Galloway. Read more »

NZ business confidence tumbles to 8-year low in November

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ business confidence tumbles to 8-year low in November, kiwi drops By Sophie Boot Read more »

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Buys Kupe Street Land From Housing NZ

Press Release – Ngati Whatua o Orakei

Ngti Whtua rkei Buys Kupe Street Land From Housing New Zealand Ngti Whtua rkei has signed a deal with Housing New Zealand to buy land in Kupe Street close to the Orakei marae. The agreement will see five tranches of land along the ridge … Read more »

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