Increasing travellers underscore Subcontinent growth

Singapore Airlines offers 104 weekly flights to 14 destinations Supplied Content Singapore Airlines has experienced a growth in travel between India and New Zealand General Manager New Zealand Simon Turcotte has said. He said that inbound demand to New Zealand grew by more than 20% year-on-year. Latest figures released by Statistics New Zealand showed a strong demand for travel between…

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New guidelines to assist RMA compliance

Supplied Content New guidelines released today by Environment Minister David Parker are intended to assist councils in their monitoring, compliance and enforcement duties under the Resource Management Act. Following is his Statement: Rule of Law Enforcement of the rule of law will always be essential to encourage broader compliance. This is true in criminal, transport, taxation or environmental law. Without…

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Mark Gosche confident of reviving Counties Manukau DHB

Teuila Fuatai The Counties Manukau District Health Board (CMDHB) has hit headlines for all the wrong reasons lately. Its new Chair Vui Mark Gosche, sits down with Newsroom to talk through the state of affairs. Described as a “significant refresh” for Auckland’s health services, Vui Mark Gosche’s appointment as chair of CMDHB raised a few eyebrows earlier this year. The seasoned Labour…

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Student loan borrowing limit extended to ten years

Sarah Robson The government will lift the student loan cap for medical students and others doing long undergraduate courses, Education Minister Chris Hipkins has announced. The previous government introduced a seven-year borrowing limit in 2011, and extended it by one year in 2016 for students on specific courses. But dozens of medical students were still being caught short, hitting the…

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Russell McVeagh vows zero tolerance of sexual harassment

Supplied Content Russell McVeagh Chair Malcolm Crotty has said that the Firm’s Board of Directors have ‘fully accepted’ the findings of Dame Margaret Bazley and are committed to implementing all of her recommendations and have commenced doing so already.” He issued the following Statement on July 5, 2018: Dame Margaret’s Review has been incredibly thorough and detailed. She has heard…

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Sir Peter Gluckman leads new Global Council for Sciences

Supplied Content University of Auckland Distinguished Professor Sir Peter Gluckman has been appointed to head a new international body of influential science institutions. Sir Peter was elected President-Elect of the International Science Council at its inaugural General Assembly in Paris on July 4, 2018. The ISC is a new global body that combines two well-established and highly respected scientific organisations:…

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