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Potential for Overseer to improve water quality

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 11:42 PM
A report on whether a farm management tool used to calculate nutrient runoff could be used more widely to better inform water regulation is welcomed by LGNZ, who say that with the right investment it could be used to promote better water quality across ... Read more...

Air NZ: We have a deal

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 11:34 PM
After three days of mediation, the unions representing Air New Zealand Logistics and Engineering workers have reached agreement in principle with company representatives. Read more...

Steady ETS development

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 07:21 PM
BusinessNZ has welcomed the announcement of the first tranche of decisions from the ongoing development of the NZ Emissions Trading Scheme. Read more...

Greenpeace upset at failure to include agriculture in ETS

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 07:17 PM
Wednesday, December 12: The Government has just announced "improvements" to the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). Read more...

Transparent Overseer needed to regulate water quality

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 05:08 PM
A report on whether Overseer is suitable for use in regulation to help clean up Aotearoa New Zealand’s rivers and lakes has been released today by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Simon Upton. Read more...

Māori Party congratulates Bentham Ohia's new appointment

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 04:43 PM
The Māori Party congratulates Bentham Ohia on his new role as Chief Advisor Iwi and Māori Education Relationships at the Ministry of Education, and farewells him from his short time as Vice-President Tāne for the Māori Party. Read more...

Local Govt OIA practices feedback sought

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 04:14 PM
The Chief Ombudsman has commenced four new self-initiated investigations into the official information practices of the public sector, the third set of investigations announced in the past eight months. Read more...

Submission from ANZASW

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 03:22 PM
The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) believes that the statistics and findings contained in the Child Poverty Monitor report released by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner this week should be a wake up call to ... Read more...

Creating a marine spatial plan for the Hauraki Gulf

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 02:19 PM
The Auditor-General’s report Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari: Creating a marine spatial plan for the Hauraki Gulf was presented to the House of Representatives today. Read more...

Investigator appointed for Retirement Commissioner inquiry

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 02:06 PM
State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the appointment of Ms Maria Dew QC to investigate allegations of bullying by the Retirement Commissioner, Ms Diane Maxwell. Read more...
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