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MBIE congratulates Rocket Lab on successful rocket launch into space

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Minister of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on MBIE congratulates Rocket Lab on successful rocket launch into space

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE – Press Release/Statement Headline: MBIE congratulates Rocket Lab on successful rocket launch into space The New Zealand Space Agency at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has congratulated the team at Rocket Lab on the successful launch of their first test […]

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Tax policy news – 25 May 2017 – Budget bill tabled

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, Inland Revenue Department, New Zealand, Press Release, Public Sector, Taxation  /  Comments Off on Tax policy news – 25 May 2017 – Budget bill tabled

MIL OSI – Source: Inland Revenue Department – Release/Statement Headline: Tax policy news – 25 May 2017 – Budget bill tabled The Taxation (Budget Measures: Family Incomes Package) Bill was introduced into the House today. The bill, which will be debated under urgency, contains proposals to adjust the bottom two tax thresholds, repeal the Independent […]

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Happy Budget Day: Joyce gets his rocket

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Happy Budget Day: Joyce gets his rocket

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Happy Budget Day: Joyce gets his rocket HAPPY BUDGET DAY: JOYCE GETS HIS ROCKET 25 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Zealand taxpayer funding of the US rocket company, Rocket Lab, appears to have delivered its responsible Minister, Steven Joyce, a suitable present – a successful rocket […]

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Myrtle rust update – Thursday 25 May 2017

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Myrtle rust update – Thursday 25 May 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Myrtle rust update – Thursday 25 May 2017 Date: 25 May 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 8940328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The number of properties infected with myrtle rust nationally stands at 20. The affected properties are a mix of […]

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‘Kiwifail’ black hole continues to grow

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on ‘Kiwifail’ black hole continues to grow

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: ‘Kiwifail’ black hole continues to grow ‘KIWIFAIL’ BLACK HOLE CONTINUES TO GROW 25 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Budget 2017 continues with the tradition of hundreds of millions diverted to Kiwirail but an apparent abandonment of the Government’s “Turn Around Plan” to get Kiwirail on a fiscally […]

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$255.6 m boost for science and innovation

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Minister of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on $255.6 m boost for science and innovation

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE – Press Release/Statement Headline: $255.6 m boost for science and innovation Though Budget 2017, the Government will invest a further $255.6 million in a mixture of new and existing science and innovation initiatives over the next four years to drive excellent, high-impact […]

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NZX publishes Corporate Governance Code – rnzngin Fifth Estate

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Companies Office, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZX publishes Corporate Governance Code – rnzngin Fifth Estate

MIL OSI – Source: Companies Office – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZX publishes Corporate Governance Code The final NZX Corporate Governance Code and supporting rule amendments have now been finalised and approved. The code will replace the existing Best Practice Code in NZX’s listing rules for the main board and debt market, and reflects developments in […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Very little for business sector in Budget 2017 (resent with corrections)

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on MEDIA RELEASE: Very little for business sector in Budget 2017 (resent with corrections)

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: MEDIA RELEASE: Very little for business sector in Budget 2017 (resent with corrections) VERY LITTLE FOR BUSINESS SECTOR IN BUDGET 2017 25 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE With the exception of corporate welfare (which taxes all businesses more, to divert grants to favoured businesses and industries) the […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Very little for business sector in Budget 2017

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on MEDIA RELEASE: Very little for business sector in Budget 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: MEDIA RELEASE: Very little for business sector in Budget 2017 VERY LITTLE FOR BUSINESS SECTOR IN BUDGET 2017 25 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE With the exception of corporate welfare (which taxes all businesses more, to divert grants to favoured businesses and industries) thebusiness-friendlyiendly initiative which features in […]

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Budget 2017: Bill English bets on a modest carrot, big spending, to win an election

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: Bill English bets on a modest carrot, big spending, to win an election

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017: Bill English bets on a modest carrot, big spending, to win an election Bill English bets on a modest carrot, big spending, to win an election 25 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ‘Vote for National and get a tax cut next year’ is the message from […]

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Gory biosecurity interception

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Gory biosecurity interception

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Gory biosecurity interception Date: 25 May 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz Fresh crow and squirrel legs with the bones sticking out were the gory discovery for Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) biosecurity staff at […]

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Tourism spending data for April 2017 released

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Minister of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Tourism spending data for April 2017 released

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE – Press Release/Statement Headline: Tourism spending data for April 2017 released The latest Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today show that tourism expenditure grew in all regions over the year to April 2017. […]

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Budget 2017: Guide to Possible Tax Changes

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: Guide to Possible Tax Changes

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017: Guide to Possible Tax Changes Budget 2017: Guide to Possible Tax Changes 25 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Steven Joyce has intimated that this Budget will provide tax relief to New Zealanders through an adjustment in tax thresholds (rather than changes to rates).  As we […]

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Myrtle rust update – Wednesday 24 May 2017

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Myrtle rust update – Wednesday 24 May 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Myrtle rust update – Wednesday 24 May 2017 Date: 24 May 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 8940328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The number of properties infected with myrtle rust continues to rise slowly with confirmation today of a new detection […]

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Higher dairy, wood, and wine exports lift trade surplus

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Higher dairy, wood, and wine exports lift trade surplus

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Higher dairy, wood, and wine exports lift trade surplus Overseas Merchandise Trade: April 2017  –  Media Release More dairy, wood, and wine exports in April 2017 led to a goods trade surplus of $578 million, Stats NZ said today. “In April we had the largest monthly […]

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Myrtle rust find in new region

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Myrtle rust find in new region

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Myrtle rust find in new region Date: 23 May 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 8940328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz A positive detection of myrtle rust has been made in the Waikato region. The fungal plant disease was identified in a […]

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SSC investigation should be wide and thorough

Published By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on SSC investigation should be wide and thorough

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: SSC investigation should be wide and thorough SSC investigation should be wide and thorough 22 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union says that the State Services Commission’s investigation into the Transport Ministry’s handling of warnings about fraudster Joanne Harrison’s behaviour while the current Auditor General, […]

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Myrtle rust response – Media update 22 May 2017

Published By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Myrtle rust response – Media update 22 May 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Myrtle rust response – Media update 22 May 2017 Date: 22 May 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 8940328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz Four further Taranaki properties have tested positive for myrtle rust, bringing the number of positive locations nationally to […]

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At 1:43pm today Kiwis finally stop working for the government 🙌

Published By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on At 1:43pm today Kiwis finally stop working for the government 🙌

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: At 1:43pm today Kiwis finally stop working for the government 🙌 At 1:43pm today Kiwis finally stop working for the government 22 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today is 2017 “Tax Freedom Day”. At 1:43pm the average New Zealanders will stop working for the government and for the […]

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WTF: Even VUW are calling for tax cuts 😱

Published By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on WTF: Even VUW are calling for tax cuts 😱

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: WTF: Even VUW are calling for tax cuts 😱 WTF: Even VUW are calling for tax cuts 22 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Professor Norman Gemmell, Chair in Public Finance at Victoria University of Wellington, has today called on Steven Joyce to simplify income taxes and provide tax […]

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