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MPI taking more time to finalise mānuka honey definition

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on MPI taking more time to finalise mānuka honey definition

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: MPI taking more time to finalise mānuka honey definition Date: 18 Aug 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is pausing the finalisation of the definition for mānuka honey until […]

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$35m for new Advanced Genomics Platform

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Minister of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on $35m for new Advanced Genomics Platform

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE – Press Release/Statement Headline: $35m for new Advanced Genomics Platform The Government has announced it will invest $35 million over seven years in Genomics Aotearoa, a new science platform supporting advanced genomics research. Genomics is a fast-moving, dynamic research field that underpins […]

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International visitors spend $10.3 billion in year to June 2017

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Minister of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on International visitors spend $10.3 billion in year to June 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE – Press Release/Statement Headline: International visitors spend $10.3 billion in year to June 2017 Spending by international visitors in New Zealand was $10.3 billion for the year to June 2017, according to the latest International Visitor Survey released today by the Ministry […]

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Complaint laid for Andy Foster’s use of Wellington Council resources for NZ First campaigning 

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Complaint laid for Andy Foster’s use of Wellington Council resources for NZ First campaigning 

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Complaint laid for Andy Foster’s use of Wellington Council resources for NZ First campaigning  Complaint laid for Andy Foster’s use of Wellington Council resources for NZ First campaigning 18 AUGUST 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union can reveal that Wellington City Councillor, Andy Foster has made […]

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Local Government leaders failing New Zealand 

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Local Government leaders failing New Zealand 

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Local Government leaders failing New Zealand  Local Government Leaders failing New Zealand 18 AUGUST 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE It is a sad coincidence that newly elected head of Local Government New Zealand is facing his own water crisis in North Dunedin – with it being exactly one-year […]

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Registrar of Companies prohibits 38 people from being directors

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Minister of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Registrar of Companies prohibits 38 people from being directors

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE – Press Release/Statement Headline: Registrar of Companies prohibits 38 people from being directors The Registrar of Companies prohibited 38 people from being directors of limited liability companies in the 2016/17 financial year. “Companies are vehicles for people to do business, and just […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Labour Party spot on – not Government’s role to own hotels

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on MEDIA RELEASE: Labour Party spot on – not Government’s role to own hotels

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: MEDIA RELEASE: Labour Party spot on – not Government’s role to own hotels Labour Party spot on – not government’s role to own hotels 17 AUGUST 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union agree with Labour: the use of millions of dollars of taxpayers’ money for the Government’s desperate […]

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Meat and dairy drive producer prices

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Meat and dairy drive producer prices

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Meat and dairy drive producer prices Business Price Indexes: June 2017 quarter  –  Media Release Higher prices for lamb, beef, and dairy products helped lift prices received by manufacturers, but they also paid more for raw products and power, Stats NZ said today. Overall, producer output […]

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Boarding house operator fined $1,500 for failing to install smoke alarms

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Boarding house operator fined $1,500 for failing to install smoke alarms

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development – Release/Statement Headline: Boarding house operator fined $1,500 for failing to install smoke alarms An Auckland boarding house operator has been fined $1,500 by the Tenancy Tribunal for failing to meet mandatory smoke alarm requirements after a box of unused smoke alarms was found under […]

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Second release of Housing Affordability Measure data

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Minister of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Second release of Housing Affordability Measure data

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE – Press Release/Statement Headline: Second release of Housing Affordability Measure data MBIE has today published the second release of the Housing Affordability Measure (HAM) with new data which covers the time period September 2015 to March 2016. General Manager of Evidence, Monitoring […]

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Inflation targeting practices similar across central banks

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Reserve Bank, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Inflation targeting practices similar across central banks

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Reserve Bank – Release/Statement Headline: Inflation targeting practices similar across central banks Release date 16 August 2017 Inflation targeting practises are similar across many central banks despite significant differences in their formal frameworks, says the Reserve Bank in its latest Bulletin article published today. The Bulletin article titled “An […]

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Dunne’s spending promises suggest desperation 

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Dunne’s spending promises suggest desperation 

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Dunne’s spending promises suggest desperation  Dunne’s spending promises suggest desperation 16 AUGUST 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Government support partner Peter Dunne appears to be abandoning the Government‘s commitment to fiscal prudence – offering some $4.76 billion of election bribes, according to the Taxpayers’ Union election policy costing […]

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Dairy company and farm managers fined close to $60,000 over unparalleled case of neglect

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Dairy company and farm managers fined close to $60,000 over unparalleled case of neglect

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Dairy company and farm managers fined close to $60,000 over unparalleled case of neglect A large dairy corporation and 2 of its managers have been fined a total of close to $60,000 in relation to the worst case of long-term neglect […]

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Two workplace injuries in two days and no notification – companies fined – rnzngin Fifth Estate

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Two workplace injuries in two days and no notification – companies fined – rnzngin Fifth Estate

MIL OSI – Source: WorkSafe New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Two workplace injuries in two days and no notification – companies fined Employers must actively manage risks to ensure workers go home healthy and safe according to WorkSafe New Zealand. On successive days in March 2016, two different workers sustained severe injuries to their […]

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Tax policy news – 15 August 2017

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, Inland Revenue Department, New Zealand, Press Release, Public Sector, Taxation  /  Comments Off on Tax policy news – 15 August 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Inland Revenue Department – Release/Statement Headline: Tax policy news – 15 August 2017 An Inland Revenue report into targeted consultation on section 81BA of the Tax Administration Act 1994, which is one of the information sharing provisions, was tabled in Parliament today. The review is a requirement built into legislation. As […]

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High ratings for New Zealand as a travel destination

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on High ratings for New Zealand as a travel destination

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development – Release/Statement Headline: High ratings for New Zealand as a travel destination International visitors rate New Zealand very highly as a destination, with 96 per cent saying their trip met or exceeded expectations, according to a new report released today by the Ministry of Business, […]

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Bribe-O-Meter Update: Opposition Parties Promise $60.6b – Government Parties $3.4b

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Bribe-O-Meter Update: Opposition Parties Promise $60.6b – Government Parties $3.4b

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Bribe-O-Meter Update: Opposition Parties Promise $60.6b – Government Parties $3.4b Opposition Parties Promise $60.6b – Government Parties $3.4b 15 AUGUST 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Opposition parties – consisting of Labour, New Zealand First, the Greens and The Opportunities Party – have promised $60.6 billion in new spending […]

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New release video series for Money Week 2017

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New release video series for Money Week 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand – News/Statement: Headline: New release video series for Money Week 2017 Release date 14 August 2017 To support Money Week 2017, the Reserve Bank and the Commission for Financial Capability have collaborated in a series of videos to encourage people to better manage their debt and […]

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New release video series for Money Week 2017 – rnzngin Fifth Estate

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New release video series for Money Week 2017 – rnzngin Fifth Estate

MIL OSI – Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand – News/Statement: Headline: New release video series for Money Week 2017 Release date 14 August 2017 To support Money Week 2017, the Reserve Bank and the Commission for Financial Capability have collaborated in a series of videos to encourage people to better manage their debt and […]

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Winston Peters – the charred pot who calls the kettle black

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Winston Peters – the charred pot who calls the kettle black

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Winston Peters – the charred pot who calls the kettle black Winston Peters – the charred pot who calls the kettle black 14 AUGUST 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Winston Peters’ bemoaning of policy costings and a lack of detail in Labour’s ‘water tax’ would be credible if […]

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