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West Coast: PGF kickstart for ports, rail, town 20 July 2018 Today, Government announced additional Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) investment in the West Coast to support four feasibility studies which have the potential to generate significant benefits for the West Coast economy.

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on West Coast: PGF kickstart for ports, rail, town 20 July 2018 Today, Government announced additional Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) investment in the West Coast to support four feasibility studies which have the potential to generate significant benefits for the West Coast economy.

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE (2) On: 20 July 2018 Today, Government announced additional Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) investment in the West Coast to support four feasibility studies which have the potential to generate significant benefits for the West Coast economy. These proposals would boost tourism, increase transport resilience and generate employment […]

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West Coast: PGF kickstart for ports, rail, town

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on West Coast: PGF kickstart for ports, rail, town

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE On: 20 July 2018 Today, Government announced additional Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) investment in the West Coast to support four feasibility studies which have the potential to generate significant benefits for the West Coast economy. These proposals would boost tourism, increase transport resilience and generate employment opportunities. […]

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Proceedings filed against Wilson Parking over acquisition of Wellington car park

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Proceedings filed against Wilson Parking over acquisition of Wellington car park

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Proceedings filed against Wilson Parking over acquisition of Wellington car park The Commerce Commission has filed proceedings in the High Court at Wellington alleging Wilson Parking substantially lessened competition for the supply of car parking in the Boulcott Street area in central Wellington when it acquired the rights […]

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New appointments to Guardians Board

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, Investments, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Superannuation Fund  /  Comments Off on New appointments to Guardians Board

Source: New Zealand Superannuation Fund Media Statement from the Hon Grant Robertson, Minister of Finance, on new appointments to the Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation Board. Catherine Drayton, Simon Botherway and Henk Berkman have been appointed to the Board of the Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation, Finance Minister Grant Robertson announced today. The Guardians Board […]

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Provincial Growth Fund support for Otago 19 July 2018 Today, Government announced a Provincial Growth Fund investment of $880,000 into the Otago region.

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Provincial Growth Fund support for Otago 19 July 2018 Today, Government announced a Provincial Growth Fund investment of $880,000 into the Otago region.

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE (2) On: 19 July 2018 Today, Government announced a Provincial Growth Fund investment of $880,000 into the Otago region.  Otago Regional Economic Development Steering Group will receive $60,000 to develop a strategic framework to inform regional economic development opportunities for Otago. Dunedin City Council receives $820,000 to […]

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Customers not the focus of replacement business at large insurers

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, Financial Markets Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Customers not the focus of replacement business at large insurers

Source: Financial Markets Authority Media releaseMR No. 2018 – 3018 July 2018  The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is considering regulatory action against three large financial institutions or qualifying financial entities (QFEs) following a review of insurance replacement business practices. The inherent risks of conflicts of interest involved in selling financial products are heightened when vertically […]

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Battling Space Junk on Kiwi Kids radar 18 July 2018 Curious primary school students learning about space junk recently got a lesson from the experts at the New Zealand Space Agency.

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Battling Space Junk on Kiwi Kids radar 18 July 2018 Curious primary school students learning about space junk recently got a lesson from the experts at the New Zealand Space Agency.

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE (2) On: 18 July 2018 Curious primary school students learning about space junk recently got a lesson from the experts at the New Zealand Space Agency. A class of six-to-eight year olds at Helensville Primary School got in touch with the Space Agency to find -out how […]

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Battling Space Junk on Kiwi Kids radar

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Battling Space Junk on Kiwi Kids radar

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE On: 18 July 2018 Curious primary school students learning about space junk recently got a lesson from the experts at the New Zealand Space Agency. A class of six-to-eight year olds at Helensville Primary School got in touch with the Space Agency to find -out how much […]

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2019 Unlocking Curious Minds – call for proposals

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on 2019 Unlocking Curious Minds – call for proposals

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE On: 16 July 2018 The Call for Proposals for funding through the 2019 round of Unlocking Curious Minds is now available to view online. It covers who can apply, how to write a proposal, and the full application process. Up to $2 million worth of funding is […]

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CBL investigation update

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, Financial Markets Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on CBL investigation update

Source: Financial Markets Authority Media release MR No. 2018 – 2913 July 2018  The FMA investigation into the conduct of CBL Corporation Limited (“CBL”) and its directors is ongoing. Due to investor interest in these matters an update on the investigation is appropriate at this time. The FMA has completed a preliminary assessment of the […]

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Head of Communications change

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Head of Communications change

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 12 July 2018 The Reserve Bank is recruiting for a new Head of Communications following Mike Hannah’s decision to leave the role after 16 years of service. Mr Hannah will remain with the Reserve Bank as Board Secretary, and is pursuing other opportunities. “Mr Hannah has led […]

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Investors show mixed levels of understanding while confidence in financial markets remains stable

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, Financial Markets Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Investors show mixed levels of understanding while confidence in financial markets remains stable

Source: Financial Markets Authority Media release MR No. 2018 – 2812 July 2018  Confidence in New Zealand’s financial markets has remained stable since 2017, despite uncertainty around a potential trade war, volatile global markets and a focus on the culture and conduct of major financial institutions in Australia and New Zealand. The Financial Markets Authority […]

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One year on from conflict – dream of a better Mosul remains distant for many

By   /  July 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on One year on from conflict – dream of a better Mosul remains distant for many

Source: Oxfam New Zealand One year after Mosul was retaken from ISIS, thousands of people are still unable to return home as parts of the city remain severely damaged and lack running water or electricity, Oxfam said today. Thousands more don’t feel safe to return – including families whose houses have been completely destroyed in […]

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MBIE prepared for PSA industrial action 9 July 2018 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has prepared to deal with industrial action from Public Service Association (PSA) members today.

By   /  July 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on MBIE prepared for PSA industrial action 9 July 2018 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has prepared to deal with industrial action from Public Service Association (PSA) members today.

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE (2) On: 9 July 2018 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has prepared to deal with industrial action from Public Service Association (PSA) members today. General Manager Human Resources Richard Griffiths said: “We’ve got contingency plans in place and we’re confident that any impact to […]

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MBIE prepared for PSA industrial action

By   /  July 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on MBIE prepared for PSA industrial action

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE On: 9 July 2018 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has prepared to deal with industrial action from Public Service Association (PSA) members today. General Manager Human Resources Richard Griffiths said: “We’ve got contingency plans in place and we’re confident that any impact to customers […]

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One Planet SWF Working Group Publish Framework on Climate Change

By   /  July 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, Investments, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Superannuation Fund  /  Comments Off on One Planet SWF Working Group Publish Framework on Climate Change

Source: New Zealand Superannuation Fund Friday 6 July 2018, Paris, France – President Emmanuel Macron of France and Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway convened a roundtable discussion with the One Planet Sovereign Wealth Fund Working Group (“One Planet SWF Group”) at the Elysée Palace followed by a press conference, to mark the publication of […]

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Unlicensed builder prosecuted for carrying out restricted building work

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Unlicensed builder prosecuted for carrying out restricted building work

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE On: 6 July 2018 A Whangarei man has been prosecuted for doing work that should have been carried out by a Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP) with carpentry and roofing licenses. Mr Daniel Reynolds was sentenced in the Whangarei District Court and ordered to pay a fine of […]

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Yemen: Hodeidah cannot be allowed to become a graveyard

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Yemen: Hodeidah cannot be allowed to become a graveyard

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Conditions for over half a million people in Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah are steadily deteriorating with food in short supply and seriously damaged water and sewage systems increasing the risk of cholera, Oxfam said today. More than 80,000 people have fled their homes, despite a recent reduction in the intensity […]

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Stress tests important for banking supervision

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Stress tests important for banking supervision

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 06 July 2018 What would happen to the banking system if a downturn in the Chinese economy caused a fall in New Zealand exports, rising unemployment, falling house prices, and three years of low payment to dairy farmers? That’s one of the scenarios that the Reserve Bank […]

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Three new strategic science platforms announced 6 July 2018 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today announced $35.4 million over six years for three new strategic science platforms undertaking research to improve the performance of New Zealand’s seafood, shellfish aquaculture, and hide and skin processing industries.

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Three new strategic science platforms announced 6 July 2018 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today announced $35.4 million over six years for three new strategic science platforms undertaking research to improve the performance of New Zealand’s seafood, shellfish aquaculture, and hide and skin processing industries.

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE (2) On: 6 July 2018 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today announced $35.4 million over six years for three new strategic science platforms undertaking research to improve the performance of New Zealand’s seafood, shellfish aquaculture, and hide and skin processing industries. “These new platforms […]

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