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Now Master Plumbers believe New Zealand must follow suit. It is welcoming the Government's move to review the use of these heaters in rental properties as part of its consultation process on the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act. "The Ministry of Health warns that portable unflued gas heaters release ...
The government faces ongoing warnings of a rental property crisis as a consequence of its plans to "ring fence" tax losses. ... The Property Institute of New Zealand is making the claim today as a white paper proposes that the costs associated with owning a rental property, including interest, rates, insurance, maintenance ...

“Here was a most vulnerable person conned into getting taken to India, with a total loss of contact, and the New Zealand Government didn't do anything to get her back. None of the New Zealand agencies talked to each other on this. It's a total failure of the government and the various agencies. Everyone ...
Gunn said the New Zealand Defence Force polluted the Ohakea area and was then the primary body responsible for investigating the extent of contamination. He said the Defence Force had shown it was willing to withhold valuable information. "The Government's decision not to publish the testing results ...
In criticising the Government for being a Government for the cities, the Opposition should avoid becoming seen as an Opposition for the provinces. The National Party can only win when it pitches itself to the whole of New Zealand. This has always been the case, which is where the party gets its name.
ANZ is weighing into the debate over the Government's fiscal responsibility rules, saying “simple, transparent debt financing would be preferable to workarounds to satisfy an arbitrary target.” The bank's Chief Economist Sharon Zollner says given New Zealand's “urgent” infrastructure needs, more ...

The New Zealand Government says its Pacific "reset" is on track and the May budget will reflect that. Fletcher Tabuteau Photo: RNZ / Rebekah ... He said New Zealand fully supported small island states building resilience and becoming economically empowered.. "Some of the clear messages were around ...
THE New Zealand government has returned almost US$1 million worth of tuition costs to a group of international students after their Auckland-based Academy was shut down due to poor performance. The New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA) closed the Excellent Education Academy after it failed to ...
NZ First voters are happy – the Government is pouring billions of dollars into regional New Zealand. Green voters are happy – a ban on all future oil exploration is a huge win for the party. Labour's base is happy as it gradually ticks off more and more items on its pre-election to-do list. The most recent One ...
Housing New Zealand and Waikato Tainui development has been slow to get sign-off from a transitioning government. But SHA approval means the project - originally consented as a 71-dwelling, $7 million development - can be fast-tracked to market. It's just the start, King said. There's another six SHA ...
Two years ago, New Zealanders were shocked when contaminated drinking water sickened more than 5,000 people in the small town of Havelock North, with a population of 14,000. A government inquiry found that sheep faeces were the likely source of bacterial pathogens, which entered an aquifer when ...
New Zealand households which rely on natural gas won't have to switch to another energy source despite the latest advice showing there may be as little as seven years' reserves left, the Government says. Energy Minister Megan Woods said today she expected New Zealand's shift away from fossil fuels to ...
The Government has been warned New Zealand's whitebait population could be wiped out within the next 16 years. The Aoraki Conservation Board has made the claim in a letter calling on the Government to act urgently or risk having the fishery die out. In an open letter to the Ministers of Conservation, ...
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday that her government would not grant any new permits for offshore oil and gas exploration. The 22 existing permits would not be affected by the decision and any discoveries from firms holding these licenses could still ...
The New Zealand Drug Foundation is asking the Government to widen their proposed medicinal marijuana bill. Drug Foundation head Ross Bell told the Health Select Committee, who are considering the bill, to widen the provisions of the bill. As it stands the Government bill provides a legal defence for ...
OPINION: Almost 90per cent of New Zealand's population is urbanised. Getting policy right for towns and cities will be crucial for the new Labour-led coalition government's ambitious policy agenda to transition to a low-emissions economy while addressing major social issues such as unaffordable housing, ...
Government considering vertical evacuation structures for tsunami. 11:38am. share. Source: 1 NEWS. The Government is considering whether New Zealand could use the vertical evacuation structures that saved so many lives during the Japanese tsunami in 2011.

In a triple bill of unnecessary political dramas this week, Jacinda Ardern has been forced to battle two fires that go to the heart of her Government's transparency and one that has left New Zealand the butt of international jokes. They've likely exacted a toll in the currency of Ardern's political capital.
Plans to set Radio New Zealand up as a standalone TV channel in competition with Government-owned Television New Zealand and other ... Curran has been under fire over events leading up to the abrupt resignation of star RNZ executive Carol Hirschfeld as the Government looks to pump tens of millions ...
The binding referendum to decide whether a separate Maori seat will be created on the Western Bay District Council could be one of the last to be held in New Zealand. Local Government New Zealand, representing the country's 78 councils, has written to the Government seeking to scrap the law that allowed polls of ...
As security expert Paul Buchanan has noted in the Guardian, the UK Government directly asked New Zealand to join the action, which is largely symbolic. Some genuine spies will be caught by the expulsions but many will be diplomats who can be reassigned in future. Assessing the pros and cons, ...
But Ms Ardern has told a British newspaper ditching the Monarchy is not a priority for the government. Ms Ardern will fly to London next month to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting. She told The Guardian it was likely New Zealand would transition towards republicanism. But she also ...
In what is an ongoing media campaign, the New Zealand Labour Party has been embroiled for two weeks in a sexual assault scandal that has served to undermine the position of the recently elected Labour-led coalition government. The claims of sexual assault stem from an alleged incident at a Labour ...
In what is an ongoing media campaign, the New Zealand Labour Party has been embroiled for two weeks in a sexual assault scandal that has served to undermine the position of the recently elected Labour-led coalition government. The claims of sexual assault stem from an alleged incident at a Labour ...
The report blamed a bursting prison population on successive governments for adopting tough-on-crime policies instead of following the evidence. "The New Zealand prison population is increasing and is one of the highest in the OECD at a time when crime rates are actually decreasing," the report said.
It is not known how or when M bovis entered New Zealand, one of the few countries where it is not found naturally. The government's culling decision was welcomed by the industry. Beef and Lamb New Zealand policy and advocacy general manager, Dave Harrison, said the decision provided clarity to ...
There is Russian intelligence activity in New Zealand, Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has confirmed. In answer to a question in Parliament today, Peters said: "The NZ SIS advise us it is aware of Russian intelligence activity in New Zealand and where it is seen, appropriate action is taken.
Right now, the New Zealand royal commission will look into youth detention centers, psychiatric hospitals and orphanages, as well as any government care services contracted out to private institutions. Although this will include some Church-run facilities, the commission doesn't include a broad mandate to ...
Source: NZN. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand won't follow other countries in expelling Russian diplomats, because "we don't have Russian undeclared intelligence officers here". .... The New Zealand government has condemned the attack in Britain and put its free-trade talks with Russia on ice as a result.
Last night, the government announced an agreement in principle with Auckland Council and Team New Zealand for the city of sails as the venue for the blue riband event. Taxpayers will be footing $114 million of the final bill - with the council forking out almost $100 million - for a new-fangled base layout, ...
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters say the New Zealand Government will keep under review what further actions it can take to support the international community over the Salisbury attack. "We remain steadfast with our international partners in our shared concern ...
Air New Zealand is calling for harsher regulations around drones after one nearly collided with a plane. ... Aviation Authority (CAA) director Graeme Harris said a review of drone rules was near completion, and the Ministry of Transport was leading an all-of-government group to look at future regulations.
New Zealand's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, and foreign affairs minister, Winston Peters, say they would expel Russian spies from the country, if there were ... The New Zealand government has condemned the attack and supports the international action, but says there are no such “Russian intelligence ...
Based on draft Long Term Plans already out for consultation, big rate increases look to be ahead across New Zealand. The lack of innovation within local government to identify sustainable, affordable funding solutions to its big and growing problems means just one thing, central government must step up ...
In an extraordinary intervention, Britain's High Commissioner to New Zealand, Laura Clarke, fired a public warning shot at the Labour-led government over its plans to seek a free trade deal with Russia. Following the Skripal poisoning in the UK, Clarke successfully pressured NZ to join the sanctions that ...
After two sessions it is New Zealand who has the upper hand on day one of the first day-night Test against England. Kane Williamson is unbeaten on 59. He won the toss and elected to field first. Trent Boult and Tim Southee destroyed England with swing. New Zealand lead by 30 runs with nine wickets remaining in the ...
Did you know, he barks, that billionaires like the film director James Cameron and others are setting up an alternative government in New Zealand? And that "elites" are building long runways all over the world so they can move around after society collapses? And that the US army has been doing training ...
The New Zealand government has appointed Kirk Yates as the new High Commissioner to Niue. Niue and New Zea land flags raised ... He replaces Ross Ardern, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's father, who has served in the role for nearly five years. Mr Yates is an agriculture specialist within ...
I want to know what Air New Zealand's plans are for servicing regional New Zealand." Twyford acknowledged the government couldn't instruct the airline to do anything, but he issued a warning: "They have an obligation to listen to the views of the major shareholder and take those views into account.".
The Antipodes Islands, a World Heritage Site located about 470 miles south of the southern tip of New Zealand's South Island, once had a major infestation – some 200,000 mice "preyed on bird chicks and eggs, invertebrates, and plants," The New Zealand Herald says. The government says the mice are ...
A powhiri has been held at Government house for the former US President, who's also just had a one-on-one with the Prime Minister. ... Former US President Obama tonight wowed a crowd of 1000 of New Zealand's top leaders, discussing leadership, the NZ - US relationship , his family and life since the ...
[WELLINGTON] New Zealand's central bank left the official cash rate at a record low of 1.75 per cent on Thursday, saying modest interest rates would help spur ... "Growth is expected to strengthen, supported by accommodative monetary policy, a high terms of trade, government spending and population growth," he said.
Shane Jones is a New Zealand First MP, under leader and Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters. Mr Peters heartily agreed Air New Zealand needed a good whack, and that as a company with a majority government shareholding, it should have no problem being held to account by government ministers.
... balance for the government as it decides how to handle future mining permits, to accommodate both the Greens and coalition partner New Zealand First. ... Comments Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made about oil exploration have opened up debate about how and when the government will start the full ...
State-owned enterprises and other organisations with commercial objectives made up 18 percent. Most of the liabilities represented debt used to help fund government operations. "The New Zealand government balance sheet is currently healthy and our public finances are resilient in the face of adverse ...
The potential meeting will be watched very closely throughout the Asia-Pacific region, including by China, Japan and South Korea but also New Zealand, given the NZ government's numerous calls for peaceful negotiations to defuse what was looking like an impossible standoff between Pyongyang and ...
New Zealand and ten other countries signed the revised TPP in Chile this morning. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the government wanted to stop the investor state dispute settlement provisions from applying to New Zealand altogether, but only partly achieved that goal. "We managed in the general ...
The Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) is inviting suppliers of public cloud services to participate in the Beta testing phase of the New Zealand Government's Marketplace for public cloud services. DIA is seeking up to 30 suppliers who provide public cloud services, representing a range of organisational ...
But the president of Local Government New Zealand, Dave Cull, said freedom campers were a problem for a vast number of cities throughout New Zealand. "I think it is clear that the areas like Queenstown Lakes, McKenzie, Rotorua - places where there's obviously a lot of tourists - the sheer volume of ...
"It's funny how now they're in government they've changed their tune." Trade minister David Parker had "bamboozled" voters by failing to honestly discuss what the TPP would mean for New Zealand, Mr Hailes said. "He has made such a big deal about the 22 [items suspended from the original agreement] ...


 

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