Christchurch City Council should not be forced into selling its strategic assets, the Green Party said today.
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the Government is encouraged by the approach being taken by Christchurch City Council in addressing financial pressures delivered by its required response to the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.
Auckland Mayor Len Brown has announced a significant reduction in the cost of the City Rail Link (CRL) from $2.86 billion to less than $2.4 billion lowering the price of Auckland's number one transport infrastructure priority by about 20 per cent.
Rotorua District Council’s new structure is now in place following a realignment aimed at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the organisation to support the new direction set by councillors.
Measles has been confirmed in an unimmunised child in Northland this week. The child had been in contact with children from the Waikato, where there has been a large measles outbreak with cases still being reported.
Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith has welcomed Parliament’s passage of the KaikÅura (Te Tai o Marokura) Marine Management Bill today.
The New Economics Party is disappointed that their 877 strong petition asking for a Parliamentary Enquiry on bank stability has been declined by the Select Committee on Finance and Expenditure.
The efforts of environmental champions from all over Southland have been recognised and celebrated at the 19th annual Southland Environment Awards in Invercargill tonight.
The Counties Manukau Serious Crash Unit is attending a serious injury crash between an 11 year old pedestrian and a car.
The New Economics Party has just added top financial analyst Nicole Foss as a spokesperson on the global economy.
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Commerce Minister Craig Foss today welcomed New Zealand’s first equity crowd-funding and peer-to-peer lending licences.
Ning, the network of social networks that boasted 20 million visitors a month, has announced massive staff cutbacks and a complete end to free services for its users. So the bell tolls once again for the end of free Web 2.0 services.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) and the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA) have launched a project with the aim of reducing the volume of disclosure requirements in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
Anyone who has picked up a set of financial statements will know how complex they are, and this is not helped by the sheer volume of disclosures they contain. Some of the mandatory disclosures in financial statements cloud the really useful information.
With its world renowned multi-day hiking tracks and walking trails now open for summer, Queenstown is buzzing with visitors keen to explore the magnificent scenery.
All government agencies now have a shared plan to deliver more and better digital public services. Eight agencies have been working together to implement Better Public Services Result 10 - making it easier for people to do business with government in the digital environment.
The Commerce Commission has today released draft guidelines on the new provisions of the Fair Trading Act dealing with unfair contract terms. The unfair contract terms provisions were part of recent amendments to New Zealand’s consumer law and will come into force on 17 March 2015.