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Porirua City Council makes environmental restitution payment

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 5:20 pm | Joint Media Statement

The Porirua City Council has paid $39,375 in environmental restitution to Greater Wellington Regional Council following an incident where effluent was discharged from the Porirua Wastewater Treatment Plant. More >>

FMA and the SFO on Ross appeal decision

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 5:03 pm | Joint Media Statement

The Financial Markets Authority and the Serious Fraud Office welcome the decision by the Court of Appeal to dismiss Mr Ross’s appeal seeking to have his minimum non-parole period reduced. More >>

New director appointed to Hawke’s Bay Airport Board

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 12:45 pm | Joint Media Statement

Hastings District and Napier City Councils have announced the appointment of Sarah Park to the Board of Hawke’s Bay Airport. A vacancy on the board arose due to the retirement of long serving board member and current Chairman John Palairet More >>

Iconic Hastings business Hutchinson’s on the move

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 4:58 pm | Joint Media Statement

Iconic Hastings business, Hutchinson’s is to move to a new temporary home. The furniture and flooring company has been located on the ground floor of the Hastings Municipal Buildings on the corner of Heretaunga and Hastings Streets for 54 years. More >>

Gifting of the name Kohuora to the men’s prison at Wiri

Monday, 23 June 2014, 5:22 pm | Joint Media Statement

We wish to acknowledge Te Akitai Waiohua’s gifting of the name Kohuora for the $300 million, 850-bed men's facility at Wiri. ( Herald , 15 June) It is unfortunate that the Act Party and the Sensible Sentencing Trust have chosen to hit the old ‘political ... More >>

Protocol Delivers More Student Choice

Monday, 23 June 2014, 3:00 pm | Joint Media Statement

Whitireia and WelTec’s Choice Protocol partnership is really gaining momentum providing students with more study options across the Wellington region. More >>

Get the insiders’ guide to innovation

Friday, 13 June 2014, 5:26 pm | Joint Media Statement

Some of Wellington’s most creative minds explore the link between creativity and innovation at the National Library’s latest Leading Edge event on Wednesday 18 June. More >>

Screen New Zealand

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 2:56 pm | Joint Media Statement

The New Zealand Film Commission, NZ On Air and Film New Zealand are pleased to announce they will be working even more closely together in the interests of the New Zealand screen sector. More >>

Helping New Zealand’s fight against corruption

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 9:18 am | Joint Media Statement

An important contribution to New Zealand’s fight against corruption will be launched in Auckland today. An integrity group which includes Transparency International, the Serious Fraud Office, Deloitte, Chapman Tripp, BusinessNZ, ExportNZ, the New ... More >>

New Zealand Screen Production Grant advisory service

Monday, 19 May 2014, 2:30 pm | Joint Media Statement

Business consultants Grant Thornton and production company Libertine Pictures have launched an advisory service for producers seeking to access New Zealand’s new film and television production grants. More >>

Fit to rent? Housing WOF trial results released

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 9:28 am | Joint Media Statement

The results of a rental housing ‘warrant of fitness’ field trial have been released. This is the first step in a collaborative project aimed at making rental housing safer, healthier and more energy efficient. More >>

Auckland, Southern Councils join on Quake Prone Buildings

Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 5:12 pm | Joint Media Statement

Auckland and Southern Councils have come together in response to proposed Government changes to earthquake Building rules. Auckland Mayor Len Brown and Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull have written to the Local Government and Environment Select Committee considering ... More >>

Partnership targets visitor safety on New Zealand roads

Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 3:03 pm | Joint Media Statement

Partnership targets visitor safety on New Zealand roads Tourism New Zealand, the New Zealand Transport Agency and Air New Zealand have joined forces to target Chinese tourists with important road safety messages before they get behind the wheel. A ... More >>

“Wish House” Underway at Fairway Bay

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 3:47 pm | Joint Media Statement

The foundations for the Fairway Bay Wish House have been poured, and building work is underway in Pinecrest Drive, Gulf Harbour. More >>

Warbirds-Motorsport Park Combo Proves a Hit

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 4:56 pm | Joint Media Statement

The new Warbirds Over Wanaka-Highlands Motorsport Park combo ticket is proving a big hit with fans. More >>

Scion innovation centre funding signed off

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 12:47 pm | Joint Media Statement

Scion and Bay of Plenty Regional Council have signed an agreement to build an innovation centre at Scion’s Te Papa Tipu Innovation Park. The centre’s purpose is to foster innovation in forestry and wood processing industries. More >>

Returned servicemen and women dine free on ANZAC Day

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 3:30 pm | Joint Media Statement

ANZAC Day celebrates and honours those who have served New Zealand and Australia in military operations. This ANZAC Day Wellington restaurants Monsoon Poon, Boulcott Street Bistro and Osteria del Toro are honouring returned servicemen and women who ... More >>

Honda digs deep for the environment

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 4:30 pm | Joint Media Statement

Honda New Zealand has donated $31,818 for the planting of 6400 native trees in the Wellington region in yet another instalment on its commitment to offsetting the impact of motor vehicles on the environment. More >>

GroupEAD and Airways NZ sign joint venture contract

Friday, 28 March 2014, 12:00 pm | Joint Media Statement

28 March 2014: GroupEAD and Airways New Zealand have taken a further step towards the launch of the first aeronautical information management (AIM) company in the Asia Pacific region, with final agreements being signed in Madrid. More >>

NZTA, DCC: Next Step in SH1 Cycleway Proposal

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 4:15 pm | Joint Media Statement

The next step in a proposal to improve both cyclist and driver safety by introducing separated cycle lanes in the central city will be discussed by a Dunedin City Council committee next week. More >>



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