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Decision in the case stated procedure between FMA and the administrators of CBL Corporation Limited

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, Financial Markets Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Decision in the case stated procedure between FMA and the administrators of CBL Corporation Limited

Source: Financial Markets Authority Media releaseMR No. 2018 – 3214 August 2018  The High Court has found that an issuer’s continuous disclosure obligations do not apply during administration. The judge stated in his decision “that the disclosure / reporting obligations of an issuer in voluntary administration are contained within Part 15A of the Companies Act […]

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Online pre-qualification opens for first KiwiBuild homes

By   /  August 13, 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 Online pre-qualification opens for first KiwiBuild homes

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE Owning an affordable starter home is a step closer for eligible New Zealanders with the launch of KiwiBuild’s new online pre-qualification portal today. First-time buyers and ‘second chancers’ can apply online to the KiwiBuild Unit to determine if they are eligible to enter a ballot to purchase […]

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Managed exit from Reserve Bank Wellington building

By   /  August 10, 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 Managed exit from Reserve Bank Wellington building

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 10 August 2018 The Reserve Bank is vacating its Wellington building for about three months so it can remediate asbestos issues. The Reserve Bank’s currency, payments and settlements, and markets operations are not affected. We are able to undertake our currency operations in the building, as usual, […]

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More lifesaving aid needed urgently as a third big quake hits Lombok

By   /  August 10, 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 More lifesaving aid needed urgently as a third big quake hits Lombok

Source: Oxfam New Zealand A third earthquake of 6.2 magnitude which struck Lombok yesterday has severely escalated the need for life-saving aid and slowed down rescue efforts. With the latest quake adding to the trauma of the tens of thousands already in temporary shelters and under open skies, there is an increasing need for water, […]

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FMA sets out its work plan for the year ahead

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, Financial Markets Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on FMA sets out its work plan for the year ahead

Source: Financial Markets Authority Media releaseMR No. 2018 – 319 August 2018  The FMA has released its annual corporate plan as the conduct and culture of New Zealand’s financial services industry comes under greater scrutiny.   The plan sets out the work the FMA intends to undertake in the year ahead. The FMA can and […]

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$13.2 million for trail network in Otago 9 August 2018 A proposed 530-kilometre continuous trail network across Otago has been granted $13.2 million through the Ngā Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail: Enhancement and Extension Fund.

By   /  August 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 $13.2 million for trail network in Otago 9 August 2018 A proposed 530-kilometre continuous trail network across Otago has been granted $13.2 million through the Ngā Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail: Enhancement and Extension Fund.

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE (2) On: 9 August 2018 A proposed 530-kilometre continuous trail network across Otago has been granted $13.2 million through the Ngā Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail: Enhancement and Extension Fund. The Central Otago Queenstown Trail Network will see 122 kilometres of new trail, connecting four existing […]

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$13.2 million for trail network in Otago

By   /  August 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 $13.2 million for trail network in Otago

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE On: 9 August 2018 A proposed 530-kilometre continuous trail network across Otago has been granted $13.2 million through the Ngā Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail: Enhancement and Extension Fund. The Central Otago Queenstown Trail Network will see 122 kilometres of new trail, connecting four existing Great […]

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Post-study work rights changing for international students

By   /  August 8, 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 Post-study work rights changing for international students

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE On: 8 August 2018 Today, Government announced changes to immigration settings that will affect post-study work rights for international students. These changes are intended to ensure that post-study pathways for international students are fit-for-purpose and contribute the skills and qualifications New Zealand needs. Following a public consultation, […]

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Taxi drivers owed nearly $100,000 after sham contracting investigation

By   /  August 8, 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 Taxi drivers owed nearly $100,000 after sham contracting investigation

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE Taxi drivers owed nearly $100,000 after sham contracting investigation An employment determination has found a former taxi company in clear breach of minimum employment rights, by treating employees as contractors to save money. The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has determined Dunedin’s Southern Taxis owes four former drivers […]

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Oxfam provides drinking water and shelter to thousands hit by Indonesia earthquake

By   /  August 7, 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 Oxfam provides drinking water and shelter to thousands hit by Indonesia earthquake

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Oxfam is providing clean drinking water and tarpaulin shelter sheets to 5,000 survivors as a devastating earthquake of magnitude 7 on the Richter scale, the second within a week, hit Lombok Island in Indonesia. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency put the death toll at 91 with over 200 injured. 600,000 people are […]

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Government invests a further $3m to tackle Eastern BoP youth unemployment

By   /  August 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 Government invests a further $3m to tackle Eastern BoP youth unemployment

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE On: 6 August 2018 At Friday’s Bay of Connections annual forum, Minister for Employment Willie Jackson announced a further $3.08 million investment from He Poutama Rangatahi (HPR) to tackle youth unemployment in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. Kawerau District Council and partners will receive $200,000 over two […]

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Oxfam’s response to bombing in Hodeidah, Yemen

By   /  August 3, 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 Oxfam’s response to bombing in Hodeidah, Yemen

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Oxfam condemned today’s attacks and called on all parties to the conflict to respect international law and protect civilians from harm.  The attack came as the UN Security Council met to discuss the situation in Yemen, during which the UN Special Envoy announced that parties would meet in Geneva in September. […]

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Oxfam responds to new Ebola outbreak in DRC

By   /  August 3, 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 Oxfam responds to new Ebola outbreak in DRC

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Last night the Ministry of Health in the Democratic Republic of Congo announced four new confirmed cases of Ebola in Mangina area, in the territory of Beni, province of North Kivu. This comes only nine days after a similar outbreak in Equateur province in the western part of the country was […]

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Oxfam’s response to UK International Development Select Committee’s report

By   /  July 31, 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 Oxfam’s response to UK International Development Select Committee’s report

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Oxfam New Zealand supports the response of our colleagues in Oxfam Great Britain to the UK Parliament’s International Development Select Committee’s report on the UK Aid Sector – Sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector. Caroline Thomson, Oxfam Great Britain Chair of Trustees, in reflecting on the report’s recommendations for […]

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MBIE welcomes International Visitor Survey Review

By   /  July 31, 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 welcomes International Visitor Survey Review

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE On: 31 July 2018 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has welcomed a Stats NZ report issued today with recommendations for improving the International Visitor Survey. MBIE requested last year that Stats NZ review the International Visitor Survey, in response to concerns raised by some […]

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Job advertisements rise by 1.9 per cent in the June 2018 quarter

By   /  July 31, 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 Job advertisements rise by 1.9 per cent in the June 2018 quarter

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE On: 31 July 2018 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) recently switched to a quarterly release of Jobs Online data. This enables greater analysis in identifying the drivers of change across specific industries and regions. The full report is available by visiting our website. The […]

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Oxfam reaction to announcement on end of Ebola in DRC

By   /  July 30, 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 Oxfam reaction to announcement on end of Ebola in DRC

Source: Oxfam New Zealand In response to the announcement today, that the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has officially ended, Oxfam’s humanitarian programme manager in the DRC, Tamba Emmanuel Danmbi-saa, said: “Today the DRC breathes a sigh of relief that the country is Ebola-free. The hard work and quick response from […]

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Reserve Bank Act Review – Phase 1 documents released

By   /  July 27, 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 Reserve Bank Act Review – Phase 1 documents released

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand The Reserve Bank’s email Service is a free service that allows you to get the latest information from the Reserve Bank. Subscribers will be emailed Monetary Policy Statement news releases, OCR announcements and other public statements as they are posted on the website. MIL OSI

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Unlicensed roofer prosecuted for representing himself as an LBP

By   /  July 27, 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 roofer prosecuted for representing himself as an LBP

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE An unlicensed roofer from Upper Hutt, who falsely held himself out as a Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP), has been prosecuted in the Wellington District Court. Mr Aaron Wells, led a homeowner to believe he was an LBP, and licensed to supervise and sign off restricted building work […]

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Tourism spending data for June 2018 released 26 July 2018

By   /  July 26, 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 Tourism spending data for June 2018 released 26 July 2018

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE (2) On: 26 July 2018 The latest Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates (MRTEs) released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) show that tourism expenditure grew in all regions for the year ended June 2018. All regions achieved growth in tourism spending in the year […]

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