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Wellington City Council compares poorly against neighbours

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Wellington City Council compares poorly against neighbours

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Wellington City Council compares poorly against neighbours Wellington City Council is left embarrassed by its neighbouring territorial authorities, according to Ratepayers’ Report, the Taxpayers’ Union’s local government league tables, released today at www.ratepayersreport.nz. Metrics including total operating expenses and total liabilities per ratepayer were used to […]

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Waitomo District Council NZ’s most indebted local authority.

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Waitomo District Council NZ’s most indebted local authority.

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Waitomo District Council NZ’s most indebted local authority. With liabilities four times the national average for rural councils, Waitomo District Council is New Zealand’s most indebted local authority, according to Ratepayers’ Report, the Taxpayers’ Union’s local government league tables, launched today at www.ratepayersreport.nz.Jordan Williams, Executive Director […]

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Rates bill in Hamilton City Northern Waikato’s cheapest

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Rates bill in Hamilton City Northern Waikato’s cheapest

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Rates bill in Hamilton City Northern Waikato’s cheapest Hamilton City Council’s average residential rates bill of $2,035 is the lowest in Northern Waikato, according to Ratepayers’ Report, the Taxpayers’ Union’s local government league tables, launched today at www.ratepayersreport.nz. Nationwide, only three city or metropolitan councils charge […]

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Rates bill in Mackenzie District New Zealand’s most affordable – $600 below national average

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Rates bill in Mackenzie District New Zealand’s most affordable – $600 below national average

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Rates bill in Mackenzie District New Zealand’s most affordable – $600 below national average Average rates bills in the Mackenzie District are the lowest in New Zealand, according to Ratepayers’ Report, the Taxpayers Union’s 2017 local government league tables, published today at www.ratepayersreport.nz.  The average annual […]

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Christchurch City Council debt more than three times the national average

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Christchurch City Council debt more than three times the national average

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Christchurch City Council debt more than three times the national average Christchurch City Council has liabilities of $21,431 per ratepayer, more than three times the national average of $6,989, according to Ratepayers’ Report, the Taxpayers’ Union’s local government league tables, launched today at www.ratepayersreport.nz. Christchurch City […]

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Updates to selected environmental accounts

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Updates to selected environmental accounts

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Updates to selected environmental accounts Provisional estimates  Stats NZ have updated the data for the following environmental accounts: The accounts have been updated using previously employed methodologies. Data are released as provisional as additional work may be undertaken between August 2017 and March 2018. A […]

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Annual net gain in migrants reaches a record 72,400

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Annual net gain in migrants reaches a record 72,400

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Annual net gain in migrants reaches a record 72,400 International Travel and Migration: July 2017  –  Media Release Annual net migration reached a record 72,400 in the July 2017 year, Stats NZ said today. Migrant arrivals numbered 132,100, a new annual record, and migrant departures […]

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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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