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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 >>

New Alignment for NZ US Council And NZIBF

Friday, 21 March 2014, 4:59 pm | Joint Media Statement

The New Zealand United States Council and New Zealand International Business Forum (NZIBF) have moved to strengthen their cooperation to maximise their impact. More >>

Manawatu and Palmerston North economic development review

Friday, 21 March 2014, 4:06 pm | Joint Media Statement

The Manawatu District and Palmerston North City Councils are undertaking a review of their economic development activities. More >>

Dumping in Residential Red Zone under investigation

Friday, 21 March 2014, 3:10 pm | Joint Media Statement

While the dumping of commercial and domestic waste in the Residential Red Zone has been an issue for some time, a joint investigation by CERA, ECan and the Christchurch City Council in to illegal industrial waste dumping by a contractor is now underway. More >>

New Home for NZ's Oldest Films

Monday, 3 March 2014, 4:04 pm | Joint Media Statement

The New Zealand Film Archive and Archives New Zealand officially opened New Zealand’s first specialised nitrate film vault on Friday, February 28th. The new 100 square metre vault will be shared by the two organisations, which will store their nitrocellulose ... More >>

Ministry of Education and James Hardie settle claim

Monday, 23 December 2013, 4:02 pm | Joint Media Statement

The Ministry of Education and James Hardie Industries plc have reached settlement in relation to weather-tightness claims made against James Hardie’s two New Zealand subsidiaries in April this year. More >>

New Collaborative Venture For Youth and Disability

Wednesday, 18 December 2013, 10:55 am | Joint Media Statement

A new collaborative venture between NZ Federation of Vocational and Support Services (VASS), Ara Taiohi, and Youthline Wellington will see the three organisations come together in one shared space over the next two months. More >>

New Zealand Captioning Award Winners Announced for 2013

Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:50 pm | Joint Media Statement

The Captioning Working Group, with membership from Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand, The Hearing Association New Zealand and The National Foundation for the Deaf have announced the winners of the New Zealand Captioning Awards 2013 today at a special ceremony ... More >>

Iran Nuclear Talks - Joint Statement

Monday, 25 November 2013, 11:46 am | Joint Media Statement

The EU High Representative and the Foreign Minister of Iran, together with the Foreign Ministers and Political Directors of the E3+3 (China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom and the United States), met from 20 – 24 November ... More >>

Barker’s green push continues with new EFI multi-fuel boiler

Tuesday, 19 November 2013, 3:11 pm | Joint Media Statement

Barker’s of Geraldine is continuing its push towards green manufacturing with the unveiling of its new multi-fuel boiler on Wednesday, 20 November. More >>

New corporate jet terminal for Queenstown

Monday, 11 November 2013, 4:32 pm | Joint Media Statement

Corporate jet passengers flying in and out of Queenstown Airport will soon enjoy a seamless transition from sky to land thanks to a new corporate jet terminal opening in early 2014. More >>

Colombian Farmers Get First-Hand Look at NZ Agri Expertise

Monday, 7 October 2013, 4:13 pm | Joint Media Statement

The New Zealand Agribusiness Centre, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), the Ministry for Primary Industries, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade this week welcome the largest Colombian delegation to ever visit New Zealand. More >>



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