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This weekend on The Nation…

Press Release – TVNZ

This weekend on The Nation…

3News political editor Patrick Gower sits down with Finance Minister Bill English to talk about u-turns and new taxes, housing development in Auckland, and benefit increases. Is this New National or just cunning politics? Read more »

Chorus shapes its future workforce

Press Release – Chorus


Chorus shapes its future workforce

Chorus is a company focused on ensuring that its future workforce has the right skills. It has teamed up with secondary schools to introduce students to the world of telecommunications and technology through its Schools Gateway Programme. Read more »

Robbing Research Cuts New Zealand’s Future Wealth

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Robbing Research Cuts New Zealand’s Future Wealth

Cutting research money is robbing New Zealand of its future wealth, says New Zealand First. Read more »

NZ dollar heads for 1.2% weekly decline

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads for 1.2% weekly decline as rate cuts considered

By Paul McBeth
May 22 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 1.2 percent weekly decline this week as investors weigh up whether measures to reign in the country’s housing market will free up the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates. Read more »

Police disappointed by protesters at Sky City

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police disappointed by protesters at Sky City

Police are disappointed with the behaviour of protesters at Sky City today who continually tried to force their way into the building. Read more »

Mucus Kids spit out their debut EP on May 29

Press Release – Powertool Records

Mucus Kids spit out their debut EP on May 29

Mucus Kids is a sewerpunk ménage a trois made up of Loz L’estranja (human sounds), Madison Von Uber Rothschild (bass) and Sebasschin Cumball (hitting), born and bred in the gutters of West Auckland. Read more »

Art That Tries To Fund Itself

Press Release – Affordable Auckland

Art That Tries To Fund Itself

This is a different tale of public art from Affordable Auckland Mayoral candidate Stephen Berry. “I’m accustomed to commenting on Auckland Council wasting ratepayer money on public art because it is not the job of the Council to spend other people’s money on art. Read more »

In Focus: 22 May 2015 – Budget specia

Column – Jo Goodhew

In Focus: 22 May 2015 – Budget special

Yesterday the Minister of Finance, Hon Bill English, delivered his 7th Budget to the Parliament. Read more »

Vehicle Owners Take Caution this Weekend

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Vehicle Owners Take Caution this Weekend
Counties Manukau Police are reminding motorists to take all precautions this weekend to avoid their car being stolen, after more than 30 cars were taken in the District between Friday 15 and Sunday 17 May. Read more »

Simpson Grierson Awards Employment Law Prize

Press Release – Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson Awards Employment Law Prize

Richard Monigatti is the winner of this year’s Simpson Grierson Employment Law Prize. Read more »

UPDATE: Ryman posts 24% rise in FY profit on values gain

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Ryman posts 24% gain in annual profit as property values, sales increase

(Adds CFO comments starting in fifth paragraph, updates shares) Read more »

Bay of Plenty Beca Project Management Team Shines

Press Release – Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Bay of Plenty Beca Project Management Team Shines at national RICS Awards 2015

Beca’s Whakatane Hospital project management team is the proud recipient of the Project Management Team of the Year Award. Read more »

Community Housing: Govt needs to step on the accelerator

Press Release – Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing: the Government needs to step on the accelerator

Community housing organisations say the government’s budget initiatives on housing are too timid – and won’t deliver the results needed. Read more »

Serious incident – Queen Street – Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Serious incident – Queen Street – Auckland City”

Serious Incident at Queen Street Shortly after midday today police were called to an address at Queen St Auckland. Two persons have injuries as a result of the incident. Read more »

Book award is an acknowledgement of Māori history

Press Release – University of Auckland

Book award is an acknowledgement of Māori history

A book co-authored by the University of Auckland’s Dr Aroha Harris has won the Royal Society of New Zealand 2015 Science Book Prize. Read more »

Air New Zealand reveals new lounge design in Sydney

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has today revealed its new international network lounge design with the opening of its ground breaking lounge at Sydney Airport. Read more »

NZ consumer confidence slips in May

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ consumer confidence slips in May

By Tina Morrison

May 22 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand consumer confidence slipped in May as sentiment about current and future conditions eased. Read more »

Speech: Dunne – ‘Ethics in Practice’ Conference

Speech – New Zealand Government

‘Ethics in Practice’ Conference
University of Otago Dunedin
Tena koutou katoa, good morning, and thank you for the invitation to speak today at the opening of the Research Ethics conference in New Zealand, Ethics in Practice, held here at Otago University. Read more »

NZ Transport Agency Weekly Traffic Bulletin 24 -30 May

Press Release – NZTA

NZ Transport Agency Weekly Traffic Bulletin 24 -30 May

22 May 2015 | NZ Transport Agency – Auckland Read more »

Attorney-General saddened by death of Sir Thomas Gault

Press Release – New Zealand Government

22 May 2015

Attorney-General expresses sadness at the death of Sir Thomas Gault

Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson today paid tribute to the life and career of former Supreme Court Judge, the Rt Hon Sir Thomas Munro Gault, KNZM, QC, who died in Auckland earlier this week. Read more »

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